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1,071 wordsWelfare: handouts to the lazy, or a helping hand to those facing hard times? The debate continues, even in the face of sweeping welfare reform, which, for all of its sound and fury, has not helped or changed much. What's wrong with welfare and how can we fix it? This is not a simple question, and there is no simple answer. However, one thing remains eminently clear. Welfare desperately needs to change. But where are we now? Are we headed backward or forward? Does anybody even care? To answer the...
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1,941 wordsThe paper discusses the problems single parent families face. The aim of the paper is to discover what factors contribute to difficulties raising children in single parent families and how these families can be more secure in economic and social terms. The paper depicts everyday life of a single parent household. Single Parent Households In recent years, single mothers and fathers achieved notoriety under a Republican government determined to identify and pin the blame on those it believed were ...
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557 wordsSingle Working Parents Single parent is the person who is the head of the household, who has 1 or more children and who is either separated, divorced or was never married. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplement, 2003, there are 2, 260 single fathers (1, 758 Whites, 1, 330 non-Hispanic, 353 Black only and 450 Hispanic or other race) and 10, 142 single mothers (6, 471 Whites, 4, 870 non-Hispanic, 3, 124 Black only and 1, 807 Hispanic ...
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Single Mothers Developed Countries
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2,892 wordsAmerican Poverty and Welfare Reform Perspectives, Vol. 2, No. 6 I. Poverty in America Ironically, poverty may well be the richest country's most serious social problem. According to the March 2000 Current Population Survey, over 32 million Americans - 11. 8 percent of the population - were poor. A family, and every individual in it, is considered poor if its total income is below the poverty threshold, which was $ 17, 029 for a family of four in 1999. A typical poor family needed an extra annual...
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827 wordsBusiness Wire March 2, 2000 Single Mothers Get New Lives and Hopes With Innovative Housing, Education Program. Feature/City Editors SAN PEDRO, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- March 2, 2000 Getting single mothers off welfare or out of dead-end jobs is a tough situation that can't be legislated away and hasn't disappeared despite a booming economy. But an innovative, no-nonsense program that combines low-cost housing with mandatory education is creating success stories that show the problem can be so...
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1,443 wordsPoverty in America The US is the richest country in the world, and ironically poverty can be considered tobe its most serious social problem. According to the March 2000 Current Population Survey, over 32 million Americans, which constitutes 11. 8 percent of the population were poor (U. S. Census Bureau, 2000). A family, and every individual in it, is considered poor if its total income is below the poverty threshold, which was $ 17, 029 for a family of four in 1999 (U. S. Census Bureau, 1999). ...
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Hours A Week Billion A Year
1,247 wordsValuing Housework Key to Ending Child Poverty, Study Finds Press Release, 5 November 1998 2000 GPI Atlantic Measuring Sustainable Development Measuring the value of unpaid housework and child care is key to meeting the Canadian Parliament's goal of ending child poverty in Canada by the year 2000, according to a new study by GPI Atlantic. [GPI: Genuine Progress Indicator] Despite the fact that non-employed single mothers put in an average 50 hours a week of productive household work, most live in...
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1,454 wordsSingle mothers in the US More mothers in the United States are working today than ever before. In 1993, 58 % of mothers with children under the age of six, and nearly 75 % of those with children between the ages of six and eighteen were part of the paid labor force. The rapid influx of women into the labor force that began in the 1970 s was marked by the confidence of many women in their ability to successfully maintain both a career and a family. Throughout the 1970 s and 1980 s the dominant im...
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3,019 wordsHow Overpopulation Causes Social Problems Introduction The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how overpopulation causes social problems. To do so you must take many things into consideration, such as different views of racial problems and conflicting definitions of a social problem. Social problems can be defined in many different ways. They effect everyone and some of us encounter problems everyday as a result of our race, religion, gender, or low income. Others experience problems from te...
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1,685 wordsOnly a small minority of families fit description of being a nuclear family today. Until the 1960 s most Americans shared a common beliefs about family life; a family should consist of a husband and a wife living together with their children. The father being the head of the family, earns the family's income, and gives his name to his wife and children. Today, the United States exhibits a pattern of attachments and disruptions in marriages and family structure, including single-parent families a...
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