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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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Social Security was originally intended to be a self-financing program, but it
developed into a "pay-as-you-go" system because life expectancy increased, and
payments were continually raised to keep pace with the cost of living. In order to ...
The Urban Institute reported that one in seven people who left TANF in recent
years has become a disconnected welfare leaver (DWL), and that the percentage
of D WLs increased from 10 percent in 1999 to 14 percent in 2002.
Overweight and obesity are associated with heart disease, certain types of
cancer, type 2 diabetes, stroke, arthritis, breathing ♢ The increases in overweight
and obesity cut across all ages, racial and ethnic ♢ groups, and both genders.
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