Health and Welfare Lecture 5

Health and Welfare Lecture 5 - Health and Welfare Providing...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/21/11 Health and Welfare Providing for a Nation
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5/21/11 Chapter Overview Government sponsored public welfare programs Homelessness Healthcare
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5/21/11 Public Welfare Means Tested Cash or services to people who meet a test of need based on income and assets Entitlement Government program guaranteeing certain benefits to a segment of the population; the right
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5/21/11 Latent poverty: would be poor if government did not provide in-kind benefits. Net poverty: remain poor after receiving in-kind benefits Your eight year old son ask you to define the term poverty, what do you tell him? Provide an example to support your response.
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5/21/11 Size of Family Unit 48 Contiguous States and D.C. Alaska Hawaii 1 $10,890 $13,600 $12,540 2 14,710 18,380 16,930 3 18,530 23,160 21,320 4 22,350 27,940 25,710 5 26,170 32,720 30,100 6 29,990 37,500 34,490 7 33,810 42,280 38,880 8 37,630 47,060 43,270 For each additional person, add 3,820 4,780 4,390 SOURCE : Federal Register , Vol. 76, No. 13, January 20, 2011, pp. 3637-3638 .
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Single-female head of households represent the highest poverty group. “Feminization of Poverty” Divorce Lack of Child Support Unmarried mothers Reasons why people are poor. 1.
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This note was uploaded on 05/21/2011 for the course PADM 840 taught by Professor Drsusangaffney during the Spring '11 term at Governors State University.

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Health and Welfare Lecture 5 - Health and Welfare Providing...

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