Social Welfare: Politics and Public Policy : with Research Navigator
Social Welfare: Politics and Public Policy is 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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Living. Adjustments. Much of the increase in federal social welfare spending
since the 1970s has resulted from congressional approval ... TANF recipients do
not receive automatic cost - of - living adjustments to their cash assistance checks
Cleburne Living Center in 1985 , which supported the rights of individuals with
intellectual disabilities to reside in the community . Today the goal of
deinstitutionalization has been taken further to include normalization and
independent living .
Poverty Statistics for Older Americans by Race , Gender , and Living Alone , 2001
Females Males Characteristic All White Black Hispanic All White Black Hispanic
Percent Living in Poverty 12 . 4 13 . 6 11 . 1 12 . 5 26 . 1 28 . 3 24 . 5 23 . 7 7 .
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ONE Politics Rationalism and Social Welfare
Two Government and Social Welfare
Where to Begin
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