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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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About 90 percent of the workforce has coverage.69 In 2001, that amounted to
127 million workers, slightly less than the number covered in 2000, reflecting
recession and subsequent unemployment.70 Most workers are protected against
Workers' compensation helps in cases of permanent, long-term disability, but it is
especially important, because unlike Social Security, it also helps with short-term
disabilities and longer-term partial disabilities.81 Most individuals who receive ...
Some states have had difficulties operating their workers' compensation systems
because of the increased costs of claims, rapidly rising insurance rates, and large
program deficits. Organized labor says too many injured workers are denied ...
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