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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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Poverty thresholds, the federal government's official poverty measure, are
increased each year to keep pace with inflation.37 Using the summary or
weighted average figures, the poverty threshold for one person was $9,645 in
2004, and for a ...
Many people use the term "poverty line," but the federal government does not
provide a definition of this term like it does for the ... The Social Security
Administration (SSA) first developed official poverty threshold calculations in
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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