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by Diana M. Dinitto

Author: Diana M. Dinitto
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Prentice Hall College Div; 3rd edition (March 1991)
Pages: 304 pages
Category: Other
Rating: 4.4
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David H. Johnson, Wilfrid Laurier University.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes. 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 disables - Assisting poor families: aid to families with dependent children - Providing social services: helping mentally ill individuals, children, and the elderly - Fighting hunger: nutrition programs in the United States - Warring on poverty: victories, defeats, and stalemates - Improving health.

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The author also focuses on policies that affect issues as racism, sexism, gay rights, and immigration.

She currently chairs the NASW Press Book Committee.

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Social Welfare does more than describe the major social welfare policies and .

Social Welfare does more than describe the major social welfare policies and programs; it also tackles the conflict and controversies involved in the processes and outcomes of policy making. It contrasts rational and political approaches to policy making, policy analysis, policy implementation, and policy evaluation. The authors present conflicting perspectives, encouraging students to think critically, to debate, and to consider their own views on issues. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.

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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 conflict-based approach to social policy which introduces readers to major social welfare programmes and policies in the United States. The book is aimed at undergraduate courses focusing on US social policy.