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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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SSDI The number of individuals applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (
SSDI) benefits has increased rapidly, from 1.3 million in 2000 to 2.1 million in
2005.56 The percentage who are approved for disability payments has fluctuated
For example, less than 2 percent ($462 million) were used to enhance skills in
2002. Similar amounts ($584 million) were spent on transportation and
supportive services. Spending on pregnancy prevention programs grew from
$102 million in ...
In 1999, nearly 250 million meals were provided to 2.6 million older people.110
Funding for the nutrition programs for the elderly was about $716 million in 2003.
Considerable funds to support these programs also come from state, local, and ...
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