Pensions Politics and the Elderly

Author: Daniel J. B. Mitchell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315500833
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This is an historical exploration of the US pensioner movements of the late 1920s through to the early 1950s, and the insights they offer policy analysts and researchers on how the forthcoming retirement of the Baby-Boom generation could proceed.

When Movements Matter

Author: Edwin Amenta
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691124735
Format: PDF
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It also debunks the current view that America immediately embraced Social Security when it was adopted in 1935. And it sheds new light on how social movements that fail to achieve their primary goals can still influence social policy and the way people relate to politics. "When Movements Matter" accounts for the origins of Social Security as we know it. The book tells the overlooked story of the Townsend Plan - a political organization that sought to alleviate poverty and end the Great Depression through a government-provided retirement stipend of Accounts for the origins of Social Security. This book tells the story of the Townsend Plan - a political organization that sought to alleviate poverty and end the Great Depression through a government-provided retirement stipend of

Contexts of Ageing

Author: Chris Gilleard
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 0745629490
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Drawing on a wide range of sources, this text analyses the social nature of later life in the context of the history of welfare states, the emergence of consumer society and across the lifecourse.

Examining Global Social Welfare Issues

Author: Andrew L. Cherry
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780534610388
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This workbook and the accompanying MicroCase databases function as an interactive tool that provides students with a platform for exploring current social welfare issues. The text, the first MicroCase book written for social workers by a social work researcher, addresses the social issues which practitioners, researchers, and clients find important. To complete the exercises in the book, students use the databases on the accompanying CD-ROM, which contain the same current data used by social scientists all over the world to do their research. These five data files allow students to compare states, countries, public attitudes, and the effect of time on some of the most important social welfare issues of our day.

Library Journal

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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.