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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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Frequently, the centers and the antipoverty workers who staffed them acted as
advocates for the poor and as intermediaries between the poor and public
agencies. Youth Education Community action agencies also devised specific
In 1995, 38 percent of youth who participated in the year-round JTPA program
became employed at an average hourly rate of $5.80. Of adult participants
leaving JTPA, 63 percent were employed, and they earned an average of $7.26
an hour ...
The Rights of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) Youth Most
school personnel receive no training about the needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual,
and transgender (GLBT) youth, especially those who confront systemic hostility in
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