310LFall2008PoliticalPartiesPowerpoint.ppt

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/19/10 Social Safety Nets
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2/19/10 Key textbook topics Why safety net programs? An outline of American safety net programs Social insurance Means-tested programs How many Americans are poor? [box pp. 564-5] Why did our welfare system change so drastically in 1996? [box p. 567] Childhood poverty and federal child nutrition programs [box pp. 568-9] Differences in the American system of social safety nets Do Americans get the safety net policies they want from government? [Democracy box, p. 575]
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2/19/10 New York times articles Boldly going nowhere Air force officials agree on obama cutback Study says small car buyers scarifice safety for economy Looking you over with a shameless gaze Rare glimpse of thomas from bench to den The ABA and judicial No Imigation reforms and hard times The american way Groups reach an accord on a new immigration policy
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2/19/10 What is a “safety net”?
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2/19/10 Alternatives to government safety nets
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Unformatted text preview: Extended families Communities Charity 2/19/10 Types of safety nets Social insurance Means-tested benefits 2/19/10 The social welfare state Human resources spending programs Social insurance programs Means-tested programs Student loan programs Job training programs Medical research programs Military pensions Veterans health programs 2/19/10 Whats missing from the U.S. welfare state? Determining whether or not healthcare or even free education is a right or only allowed to those who can afford it. Health care? Free education? 2/19/10 The broader welfare state Social welfare for the poor Social welfare for everyone Financial welfare for the well-to-do Corporate welfare 2/19/10 A philosophical battle The caring state vs. the nanny state 2/19/10 The Obama administration? He hasnt done anything yet, therefore there is nothing to report on based on his experience thus far....
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