3 edition of Big cities in the welfare transition found in the catalog.
Big cities in the welfare transition
Alfred J. Kahn
by Cross-National Studies Research Program, Columbia University School of Social Work in New York City
Written in English
|Statement||Alfred J. Kahn and Sheila B. Kamerman.|
|Contributions||Kamerman, Sheila B., Columbia University. School of Social Work. Cross-National Studies Research Program.|
|LC Classifications||HV91 .K27 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 263 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||263|
|LC Control Number||98158697|
Once heralded in the s and s as a model welfare state, Sweden is now in transition and in trouble since its economic plunge in the early s. This volume presents ten essays that examine Sweden’s economic problems from a U.S. perspective. Exploring such diverse topics as income equalization and efficiency, welfare and tax policy, wage determination and unemployment, and. Cities In Transition: Some Shifts, Continued Flight Febru • Minority populations are growing and moving around the country, but despite greater diversity in neighborhoods, racial.
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Social welfare remained a state responsibility until the depression of the s and the advent of the New Deal. jobs and payoffs in big cities such as Boston, NY, and Chicago which gave great power the bbok exposed the myth that America had eradicated poverty the book got the public's attention. Welfare programs are government subsidies for low-income families and individuals. Recipients must prove their income falls below a target, which is some percentage of the federal poverty , the poverty level for a family of four was $25,
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Get this from a library. Big cities in the welfare transition. [Alfred J Kahn; Sheila B Kamerman; Columbia University. School of Social Work. Cross-National Studies Research Program.].
phasizing a rapid transition from welfare into a job, and increased financial incentives for working were almost never tried in major urban areas. Reasons for the reluctance to innovate in urban areas are obvious. The sheer size of big cities’ welfare caseloads and the concomitantly large numbers of welfare agency staff located in.
Book review of Alfred J. Kahn and Sheila B. Kamerman, Big Cities in the Welfare Transition. New York: Columbia University School of Social Work,$ papercoverAuthor: John R. Graham. Big Cities in the Welfare Transition.
Cross-National Studies Research Program. Kahn, Alfred J.; Kamerman, Sheila B. This document reports on the efforts of big cities to confront the new politics of child and family policies in the United States. A member Roundtable was convened in to analyze the initial impacts of the new federal Cited by: 3.
“Big City Politics in Transition is a good reference volume packed with much important and up-to-date information.” --Environment and Planning “A timely book that revisits the field so well described by Edward Banfield (Big City Politics, ) as of the early s but which has changed greatly since then.
Book Add to list Added to list icon heart. Welfare States in Transition: National Adaptations in Global Economies. Edited by: Welfare states in transition: National adaptations in global economies London: SAGE Publications Ltd doi: / Esping-Andersen.
In the case of cities (in particularly, big cities), national welfare systems were increasingly challenged by changes in the labor market, in the demographic structure of the population, and in.
The authors conclude that a viable positive-sum solution would involve social investment strategies, offering guarantees against entrapment in poverty or low-paying jobs. Professionals and researchers in comparative social policy, sociology, economics and political science will find Welfare States in Transition an invaluable resource.
This is a story - a classic tragedy, if you will. The rise of the big cities. The fall of the big cities. And finally, the promise of their redemption. Fred Siegel's book identifies the source of urban America's decline: their enthusiastic embrace of Sixties Liberalism, not only in Reviews: 8.
The simplest explanation for the lack of huge welfare budgets in these states has to do with geography: there just aren’t a lot of big cities in places like Iowa and Alabama compared to other states. This helps explain why California and New York spend so much on welfare.
They rank first and fourth as. The time limits on AFDC would also hit big cities hard because long-term recipients are disproportionately concentrated there. In New York City, 52 percent of AFDC recipients are on welfare. From tothe number of families on welfare declined 35 percent in the big cities (those with populations of more than ,), compared with a.
challenging for small towns and cities, because local governments often offer land, tax relief, and other incentives to attract employers.
Small communities often are unable to offer the same level of resources and incentives as larger cities, which makes it difficult for them to compete.
In most big cities, however, those who deal with the homeless rightly assume that welfare recipients cannot afford private housing. Rather than looking for cheap private apartments to house the homeless, they look for additional public subsidies.
In some cities the welfare department can get homeless mothers into federally subsidized housing. The fundamental premise underlying the Project on Devolution and Urban Change (Urban Change for short) is that the effects of PRWORA — whether positive, negative, or mixed — will be felt with special intensity by residents of the nation’s big cities, where long-term welfare recipients and other poor people are increasingly concentrated.
The Chinese Welfare State in Transition: – Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Social Policy 42(04) October with Reads How we measure 'reads'. This book discusses the development of welfare policy, including the landmark federal law that devolved most of the responsibility for welfare policies and their implementation to the states.
A thorough analysis of the available research leads to the identification of gaps in what is currently known about the effects of welfare reform. “[The data] suggests to me that welfare reform was a big success,” he said. Winship believes the traditional poverty rate, which includes only sources of cash income, overstates the true.
`Welfare States in Transition gives a comprehensive overview of the current state of affairs, as well as the problems of, on the one hand, the "established" welfare states, and, on the other, some of the states that do not have comprehensive welfare schemes, but which struggle with the social policy issues, and have to make decisions which also Reviews: 2.
Public social spending has remained at approximately 21% of GDP on average since across 34 member nations of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Public spending in the. Singapore's future is bound up with major forces reshaping the world. Professor Chan Heng Chee examines them in a three-part IPS-Nathan Lecture series, World In Transition: Singapore's Future.This is the first report on the Project on Devolution and Urban Change, a multidisciplinary 5-year study of welfare reform in 4 large urban counties and their major cities (Cleveland, Los Angeles, Miami, and Philadelphia).
It uses data from interviews and focus groups conducted with welfare agency officials and line staff, observations of staff-client interactions, and ethnographic interviews.The cities have changed welfare's function from one of entitlement to one of temporary help and have put in place welfare-to-work programs that emphasize quick entry into the labor force.
Welfare recipients themselves support welfare reform's focus on getting recipients off welfare and into work, although many continuously worry about the.