terms_17 - CHAPTER 17 Social Welfare IMPORTANT TERMS Aid to...

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CHAPTER 17 Social Welfare IMPORTANT TERMS Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) A component of the original Social Security Act which provided financial assistance to families with children. *assistance program Part of the plan that emerged from Franklin Roosevelt’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Security that called for aid to dependent children, the blind, and the aged. *client politics A type of policy-making in which relatively few people benefit, but everybody pays, such as AFDC. *earned income cash credit A cash grant to poor parents who are working. *income strategy The rationale behind the type of welfare program which involves giving people direct financial assistance rather than services. This kind of program
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has little popular support in the United States. *insurance program Part of the plan that emerged from Franklin Roosevelt’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Security that called for insurance for the unemployed and elderly, to which workers would contribute and from
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2009 for the course GOVT 32 taught by Professor Lind during the Spring '09 term at École Normale Supérieure.

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