SW+112+-+lecture+2+slides (1) - Week2TheSize,Scope,and

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Week 2—The Size, Scope, and  Composition of the Welfare State n Reviewing the model n What is a welfare state? n The welfare state’s three pillars n How big should the welfare state be? n Welfare state programs n Two caveats
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6 Helping Networks n Kinship institutions, e.g. families n Religious (faith-based) institutions, e.g. churches n Workplace institutions, e.g. businesses and labor  unions n Marketplace institutions, e.g. profit-making  hospitals, proprietary day care centers n Mutual Aid institutions, e.g. self-help, friends and  neighbors, and voluntary agencies n Government
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Kinship and Katrina     “As government officials and relief organizations  in the South scrambled to harbor evacuees from  areas hit hardest by Hurricane Katrina, the oldest,  most traditional rescue groups most people know  came to life--families.  From neighboring Texas to  York and California, they have put together powerful  networks, taking in and caring for their own.” New York Times, September 8, 2005
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course SOCIAL WEL 112 taught by Professor Paul during the Spring '11 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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