Research paper topics, free example research papers

Free research papers and essays on topics related to: welfare

  • 731 results found, view research papers on page:
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • >>>
  • A Need For Welfare - 349 words
    A Need For Welfare A Need for Welfare Theres an old joke that asked, Where do you find a welfare recipients check? Under his work boots of course (Armitage 45). For a long time now, since the accomplished formation of a stable government, the U.S government has had the programs and passed laws that either dealt with issues of or influenced family. Many of these family programs and laws currently in place today are frequently and commonly debated. One of the most debated and most labored over family programs or laws is welfare. The argument is, whether or not to, how welfare should be cut or minimized. The debate is simple enough, but the argument on welfares benefits and drawbacks is not. On ...
    Related: welfare, u.s. government, social services, social work, paying
  • Australian Welfare System - 1,285 words
    Australian Welfare System PART 1 -INTRODUCTION Review Process On 29 September 1999, the Minister for Family and Community Services announced the Government's intention to review the Australian welfare system. The Minister appointed this Reference Group to consult with the community and provide advice to the Government on welfare reform. The Group's terms of reference and membership are at Attachment A to this report. In March this year the Reference Group released an Interim Report that outlined a new framework for a fundamental re-orientation of Australia's social support system and sought feedback from the Australian community. After the Interim Report was released, the Reference Group rec ...
    Related: australian, support system, welfare, welfare reform, welfare system
  • Australian Welfare System - 1,261 words
    ... paid work. In our view it is reasonable to require people with capacity who are work-ready, are available for at least part-time work and have access to job opportunities to seek work that is suitable, having regard to their personal circumstances. We believe it is critical that a broader mutual obligations framework recognises, supports and validates voluntary work and caring, without prescribing any particular form of social participation. Objectives Overall, our goal is to minimise social and economic exclusion. Australias success in doing this will be measured by the following three key outcomes: 1 A significant reduction in the incidence of jobless families and jobless households. 2 ...
    Related: australian, support system, welfare, welfare reform, welfare system
  • Child Welfare And Domestic Violence - 265 words
    Child Welfare And Domestic Violence Child safety and Domestic Violence It is amazing to me the children are removed from home, where the mothers have been victims of domestic violence. Also that the victim is often left to stay with the batterer. I am a case manager in a Prevention agency in the South Bronx. One of the families that I am working with the mother was physically, emotionally and verbally by her ex-boyfriend. Her ex-boyfriend also sexually molested her two oldest sons. This man put a gun to my client head and made her watch as he fondled her son private parts. She informed that the she was a victim of domestic violence for almost a year, but when the incidents happen with her so ...
    Related: child welfare, domestic violence, violence, welfare, south bronx
  • Critique: Getting Off The Welfare Carousel - 739 words
    Critique: Getting Off the Welfare Carousel Getting Off the Welfare Carousel written by Teresa McCrary, discusses the struggle a single mother in todays world goes through trying to give their children the best they deserve. The article speaks of the stereotypical remarks, toward the women on welfare and the accusations of them so called milking the system. Teresa tells us how the nation-wide view of them is totally wrong. The majority of women Teresa knows on welfare are hard working individuals and would do anything to hold down a descent job, but being a single mother is hard enough without having to worry about some lousy minimum wage job that they more than likely will only be able to fi ...
    Related: welfare, single mother, make money, family education, modification
  • Recent Changes To Welfare - 923 words
    Recent Changes to Welfare When President Bill Clinton reluctantly signed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, he had an idea of what the critical responses would be. The hope was to induce a program that would bring significant benefits to the needy and hungery people of our country. However, the response and criticisms are equivalent to what our president expected, very negative. Mary Jo Bane believes the new welfare law poses serious dangers to poor children and families. As assistant secretary for children and families in the Department of Health and Human services, she supported the administration's efforts to refocus the welfare system on work and ...
    Related: welfare, welfare reform, welfare system, children and families, edward kennedy
  • The Race Factor In Child Welfare: The Role Of Poverty - 1,107 words
    The Race Factor in Child Welfare: The Role of Poverty There are many racial issues that have been acknowledged over the years and there have been many changes in the institution working for blacks and other races. However, we still have individual discrimination among the society in this world today. Research shows very clearly that African-American families and children are treated far differently by the system than white families and their children. Latinos, too, suffer from racial and ethnic bias. Asians also have this problem, but the state and city don't really keep up with the data for that population, so there is no way of knowing for sure. This is a time of change in child welfare fo ...
    Related: child welfare, poverty, poor people, world today, microscope
  • The Welfare And Development Of Todays Studentathlete Is Central To The Administration Of Big Ten Conference Intercollegiate A - 1,167 words
    The welfare and development of today's student-athlete is central to the administration of Big Ten Conference intercollegiate athletics. Providing opportunity for young men and women to mature in a wholesome and healthy way is critically important to our universities. A commitment exists at all levels of our universities to providing the resources to support the welfare of Big Ten student-athletes. At the 1996 NCAA Convention, the Division I membership debated a number of issues related to financial assistance for student-athletes. Limitations on Pell Grants, stipends awarded by the federal government for educational purposes, were removed. Discussions took place, and continue to occur, on w ...
    Related: administration, conference, intercollegiate, intercollegiate athletics, welfare
  • To What Extent Did The Liberal Government 1906 To 1914 Set Up A Welfare State In Britain - 1,115 words
    To What Extent Did The Liberal Government (1906 To 1914) Set Up A Welfare State In Britain? To what extent did the Liberal Government (1906 to 1914) set up a welfare state in Britain? A welfare state is a state with social services controlled or financed by the Government. These services aim to protect society's weakest members from the cradle to the grave; from birth to death. As Beveridge described it, a welfare state is the provision of services for the prevention of "disease, squalor, want, idleness and ignorance." As the national Government from 1906 to 1914, the Liberals passed several reforms which many, including the historian G. Williams, claim heralded the arrival of the welfare st ...
    Related: britain, liberal, national government, state education, welfare, welfare state
  • Uk Welfare State - 312 words
    UK Welfare State Good health is an important factor to an individuals welfare. It is an essential prerequisite for the enjoyment of life. For this reason the importance of healthcare to governments is great and vast amounts of resources are allocated to healthcare, for example in the UK healthcare equates for 6% of GNP. Some argue that Healthcare is a social issue rather than economic but the allocation of scarce resources and the inelastic demand for healthcare lends it self to economic analysis. Equitable allocation of a commodity is one in which everyone receives a minimum standard and quantity. So in terms of full equality in the society everyone should consume the commodity equally. In ...
    Related: welfare, welfare state, health care, economic analysis, allocated
  • Welfare - 1,200 words
    Welfare Public assistance, also known as welfare, is not free money. Public assistance benefits many people who have a low income or no means of income at all. The benefits available are based on the level of income for different sized families and in different states. Welfare is also not to be provided in a biased manner to anyone who applies for it. Welfare in the United States Federal and State Governments serve the financially challenged through about 60 public assistance programs. Most look to receive help through one of the three major programs. These programs are the healthcare programs Medicaid and Medicare, Aid to Families with Dependant Children (AFDC), or the food stamps program. ...
    Related: welfare, welfare programs, welfare system, medical bills, young children
  • Welfare - 1,660 words
    Welfare On October 29, 1929, the stock market crashed. The crash sent a shock-wave throughout the economy. Banks failed. Businesses closed. Millions found themselves out of work. The Great Depression, which would last through the 1930s, had begun. [Bill of Rights in Action, Welfare, 1998 pg. 1 paragraph 1] When the Great Depression began, about 18 million elderly, disabled, and single mothers with children already lived at a bare existent level in the United States. State and local governments together with private charities helped these people. By 1933, another 13 million Americans had been thrown out of work. Suddenly, state and local governments and charities could no longer provide even ...
    Related: social welfare, welfare, welfare programs, welfare reform, welfare state, welfare system
  • Welfare Flaws - 635 words
    Welfare Flaws When it was originally conceived during a time of economic distress, the welfare program supplied aid to those in need. Welfare aid was received primarily by widowed and divorced mothers, and it served as a cushion to break their fall into a different lifestyle, so that they could get back up on their feet and walk. However today it has come to serve as a paycheck for irresponsible and slothful Americans. Welfare is like patching a water main with duct tape; you have to constantly tend to the problem to keep it in check. Welfare programs should show the poor they must learn to fish for themselves if recipients are to eventually work for their sustenance. Thus, we must change ou ...
    Related: welfare, welfare programs, welfare system, economic times, dependent children
  • Welfare Need - 343 words
    Welfare Need Theres an old joke that asked," Where do you find a welfare recipients check?" Under his work boots of course (Armitage 45). For a long time now, since the accomplished formation of a stable government, the U.S government has had the programs and passed laws that either dealt with issues of or influenced family. Many of these "family" programs and laws currently in place today are frequently and commonly debated. One of the most debated and most labored over "family" programs or laws is welfare. The argument is, whether or not to, how welfare should be cut or minimized. The debate is simple enough, but the argument on welfares benefits and drawbacks is not. On the pro side of th ...
    Related: welfare, homeless veterans, food stamps, social work, homeless
  • Welfare Programs - 868 words
    Welfare Programs Welfare is a government program that provides money, medical care, food, housing, and other things that people need in order to survive. People who can receive help from these welfare programs are children, elders, disabled, and others who cannot support their families on their current income. Another name for welfare is public assistance. There are many organizations that supply this public assistance. Such as Salvation Army and other groups. Public assistance benefits help many people who live below the poverty line, an income level is established for families. If your income is below this you would be eligible to receive this help. Welfare in the United States Federal and ...
    Related: welfare, welfare programs, welfare system, local government, dependent children
  • Welfare Reform - 1,378 words
    Welfare Reform WELFARE REFORM In the late 1920s and early 1930s, there was a crisis among American families. The crash of the Stock Market in 1929 led into the era, which would be remembered as the Great Depression. The stock market crash left many American people with nothing. With no money, no homes, and no jobs, many American families became poor and homeless. With the presidential election in 1932, of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the introduction of the New Deal, the American people were acquainted with many new economic and social welfare programs. Up until this time, welfare was not a big issue, but with so many poor people it was important to find a way to help the economy. The welfare p ...
    Related: reform, social welfare, welfare, welfare programs, welfare reform, welfare system
  • Welfare Reform - 1,331 words
    ... by the public as a welfare program (Lunardini 83). A few general social welfare programs, are HUD and GA. HUD stands for Housing and Urban Development, which stands as means for people in need to have a house (Maybury 41). The government either buys or builds houses for families in need to live in. GA stands for General Assistance. General Assistance is a catch-all term for any cash assistance that states provide to low income individuals who are not eligible for broader national programs (Blank 85). As the title of this program clearly states, General Assistance can be anything from cash and food stamps to houses. The problem with all of these programs is that they cost so much money. ...
    Related: reform, social welfare, welfare, welfare programs, welfare reform, welfare state, welfare system
  • Welfare Reformation - 1,333 words
    Welfare Reformation {TITLE} This week we offered a plan to end welfare as we know ita plan that will encourage personality and help strengthen our families through tougher child support, more education and training, and an absolute requirement to go to work after a period of time. -Bill Clinton, radio address, 6/18/94 The welfare system is in deep distress. From the time of Franklin Delano Roosevelt to the current reigning of Bill Clinton, many a bills have been brought for to reform it. Originally, Roosevelt established the system as a type of government stripend to financially challenged individuals; however, it was not intended to act as a dependent income for them (Tucker 45). Even thoug ...
    Related: reformation, welfare, welfare reform, welfare state, welfare system
  • Welfare State - 1,322 words
    Welfare State The role of welfare within our society has always been controversial. This problem emphasizes the need to understand the roles of variable factors when pertaining to the subject of welfare within our society. The proposed analysis will address the phenomenon of welfare assistance and several factors which may contribute to the increase or decrease of welfare assistance to the poor in 4 ways: (1) by defining major concepts and any other concepts about which there is likely to be misunderstanding (2) by further examining the past history pertaining to the subject of welfare assistance within the United States; (3) by developing the formulation of a hypothesis which will provide f ...
    Related: social welfare, welfare, welfare programs, welfare state, supplemental security income
  • Welfare State - 1,303 words
    ... sizable benefit increases and extensions of eligibility introduced in 1986, 1990, and 1993. (Myles, and Pierson 6) Table 2 Federal Spending on EITC and AFDC, 1980-1996 ($ In billions) EITC AFDC 1980 2.0 5.4 1981 1.9 6.9 1982 1.8 6.9 1983 1.8 7.3 1984 1.6 7.7 1985 2.1 7.8 1986 2.0 8.2 1987 3.9 8.9 1988 5.9 9.1 1989 6.6 9.4 1990 6.9 10.1 1991 10.6 11.2 1992 12.4 12.3 1993 13.2 12.3 1994 19.6 12.4 1995 22.8 12.8 1996 25.1 13.2 Source: United States House of Representatives, Committee on Ways and Means, Where Your Money Goes: The 1994-95 Green Book (Washington, DC: Brassey's, 1994), 389, 700. Note: AFDC expenditures exclude state-level spending and Administrative costs. Although the EITC ex ...
    Related: social welfare, welfare, welfare programs, welfare reform, welfare state
  • 731 results found, view research papers on page:
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • >>>