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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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Following the 1996 welfare reform, Social Security Disability Insurance and SSI
benefits to more than 200,000 addicts were terminated. Many (43 percent) were
reinstated based on another disability or because of old age.30 Studies indicate
By now, most of us have heard the success stories of the TANF program as
measured by the number of people who have left the welfare rolls. Since welfare
reform, more than two million families have left TANF, a decline of 54 percent.118
During the George H. W. Bush administration, states began experimenting with
welfare reform. Liberals thought that many of these ideas were ill-considered. Yet
state applications to the federal government for waivers to deviate from AFDC ...
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