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Social Welfare: Politics and Public Policyis the most comprehensive and easy-to-understand introduction to the social welfare system and social welfare policy.
This is a leading text in social welfare policy in departments of social work, political science, administration and government, and is also used in some departments of sociology. DiNitto focuses on the political aspects of policymaking; she describes the major social welfare programs, including public assistance, Social Security, disability, health insurance, and more. She also addresses racism, sexism, gay rights, and immigration in the context of social welfare policies and programs.
Additionally, it includes new and updated information on welfare reform (TANF), food stamps, managed care, disability, aging, the latest figures on poverty, and the latest information on job training and employment.
A full range of supplements includes an Instructor's Manual/Test Bank and a Computerized Test Bank. Student supplements include an Online Study Guide.
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Of course, it is difficult to get an accurate count of homeless people when some
are sleeping in alleys and under bridges and might rather be left alone. The
process has been likened to "fly-fishing with a blindfold."56 Furthermore, just
added to the homeless population.66 The second group is those with severe
mental illness.67 Deinstitutionalization of people with mental illness beginning in
the 1 960s, combined with the lack of community-based mental health services, ...
Many homeless individuals who are disabled or aged are not receiving SSI
benefits. Based on a national study, estimates are that less than 1 percent of
them are currently receiving SSI benefits, compared to 2.3 percent of the housed
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