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Unformatted text preview: Socy2031NotesApril12008 01/04/2008 10:30:00 Day 21; Introduction to welfare law A nations laws reflect a nations values Understanding the welfare system, old version The welfare system in this country originated in the 1930s o Bc of the great depression, where they literally lost job and way of taking care of family o Poverty hitting people across the board Aid to families with dependent children(mid 1930s-1996) Understanding the welfare system, new version Personal responsibility and work opportunity reconciliation act of 1996 Move from system called aid to family blah blah to Shifting responsibility away from government and to the individual Look to provide individuals with opportunities to work Welfare to work programs o Always trying to move them into jobs, welfare is not a permanent solution for people Welfare block grant:...
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2008 for the course SOCY 2031 taught by Professor Hicks,allison during the Winter '08 term at Colorado.
- Winter '08