"Saving" the Poor
- `No Aid to Religion?'. SIDER, RONALD J.; UNRUH, HEIDI ROLLAND // Brookings Review;Spring99, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p46
Focuses on the increasing use of faith-based social service by the United States government. How public-private cooperative efforts involving religious agencies have been constrained; Details on Charitable Choice, the section of the 1996 welfare reform law; Question on whether Charitable Choice...
- Welfare law worries care giver groups. Jacobson, Louis // National Journal;2/08/97, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p277
Discusses the impact of the 1996 welfare reforms on the poor in the United States. Identification of the affected persons; Negative consequences for children in foster care; Dependence on kinship care givers; Inadequacy of benefit cutoffs; Effects of increased reliance; Strategies for remedies.
- Reducing Out-of-Wedlock Births. Twohey, Megan // National Journal;7/17/99, Vol. 31 Issue 29, p2102
Discusses the prevalence of illegitimate births in the United States (US). Lobbying efforts among legislators to prevent such trend; Two provisions of the 1996 welfare reform act approved by the US Congress; How the variations in state strategies make it difficult to determine who the real...
- National levels of individualism and welfare effort. Lester, David; Yang, Bijou // Psychological Reports;Dec96 Part 2, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p1378
Reports on the association of scores on individualism with the national expenditure on welfare of 18 industrialized nations. Background on the relation between individualism and economic growth; Insignificant association of scores on individualism with welfare effort.
- NAPCWA Member Engagement. // Policy & Practice (19426828);Jun2011, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p29
The article focuses on the initiatives of the members of the National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators (NAPCWA) in the U.S. to establish policy priorities for health and human services.
- Health funds. // Presidents & Prime Ministers;Mar/Apr97, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p30
Details on the spending plans of the Hong Kong government on health and welfare for 1997/98. Percentage of increase from 1996/97; Total amount to be spend on welfare, covering health, welfare and security services; Increases in the number of residential places for the elderly; Total number of...
- WEP workers call for creation of real jobs. Reyes, Damaso // New York Amsterdam News;08/27/98, Vol. 89 Issue 35, p4
States that hundreds of Work Experience Program (WEP) workers and their supporters occupied the City Hall Park in an effort to protest the two-year anniversary of the passage of the Welfare Reform Act, along with the call for the creation of real jobs and an end to the system of `virtual'...
- HUD establishes welfare-to-work demonstrations. // Journal of Housing & Community Development;May/Jun97, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p3
Reports on the establishment of the two welfare-to-work initiatives to raise employment rates in public housing developments and urban areas. Organizations which implemented the initiatives; Goals of the initiatives; Implementation costs.
- Putting work first in Washington State. Lahr-Vivaz, Elena // Public Welfare;Fall97, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p22
Reports on the efforts made by the Washington State government in the implementation of its welfare reform program through the Department of Social and Health Services' (DSHS) `WorkFirst' initiative. Incorporation of computer centers into DSHS's offices; Training of recipients on the best...