Social welfare : politics and public policy / Diana M. DiNitto.

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Main Author: DiNitto, Diana M.
Other Authors: Cummins, Linda K.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Boston : Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, c2005.
Edition:6th ed. /
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Table of Contents:
  • Politics, rationalism, and social welfare
  • Government and social welfare
  • Defining poverty: where to begin
  • Preventing poverty: the social insurance programs
  • Helping the "deserving poor": aged, blind, and disabled
  • Ending welfare as we knew it: temporary assistance for needy families
  • Fighting hungar, fighting fat: nutrition policy and programs in the United States
  • Improving healthcare: treating the nation's ills
  • Changing paradigms: the poverty wars
  • Providing social services: help for children, the elderly, and individuals with mental illness
  • Addressing civil rights and social welfare: the challenges of a diverse society
  • Implementing and evaluating social welfare policy: what happens after a law is passed.