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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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Eighty-five years after women won the right to vote and more than 40 years after
passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the United States still struggles with
racism and sexism. Perhaps Rip Van Winkle would be surprised at the progress
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color. Older Hispanic women living alone had the highest poverty rate (49.2
percent) (see Table 11.1). The second reason that women are more likely to
"Women's work" — cleaning and child rearing in their own homes — has not paid
a wage. 9. Some argued that women "preferred" lower-level employment
because these jobs were more compatible with characteristics they associated
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