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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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As the problems of Social Security intensified, it became clear that something
would have to be done to fix the ailing retirement system. In 1977, for the first time
in the program's history, benefits were cut, and taxes were increased again.
Some retirees returned to work to because their investment returns were
insufficient to meet living expenses, and some nearing retirement postponed their
retirement, perhaps indefinitely.21 One advantage of the Social Security system
is that, ...
You Have Enough to Retire? You might be thinking ahead to your own retirement
and wondering how much money you will get from Social Security and how close
it will come to allowing you to live comfortably during your "golden years.
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