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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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Rules for Avoiding Poverty Theories of poverty generally vary between
conservative treatments, which focus on the importance ... Poverty thresholds, the
federal government's official poverty measure, are increased each year to keep
pace with ...
The federal government calls its official calculations the poverty thresholds. It
calls simplified versions of the poverty thresholds poverty guidelines."1 The
guidelines are used to determine who qualifies for federally supported public
Poverty Thresholds by Family Size: 2002° One person Two people Three people
Four people Five people Six people Seven people Eight people $ 9,183 11,756
14,348 18,392 21,744 24,576 28,001 30,907 37,062 Nine people or more ...
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