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858 wordster> To what extent do you believe the government should be involved in welfare today? Under the old welfare system, founded during the Great Depression, the federal government provided fairly uniform benefits to the nations poor mostly mothers and children with out regard to the details of their personal circumstances, and with no time limit. But as the times changed, changes that should have been made years ago, didnt become effective until the Personal Responsibility and Work Opport...
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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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1,264 wordsThe book Changes and Conflicts by Phone Gap Min gives us an analysis on how and why Korean migration to the United States has altered their traditional family system. Allyn and Bacon published the book in 1998. The book focuses on changes in gender roles and marital relations. Also Korean child socialization, adjustments of the elderly, and the nature of transnational families and kin ties are topics Min discusses in the book. Min uses results of several surveys as well as his own ethnographic r...
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1,753 wordsImplementing a School Age Child Care (SACC) Program Graduate Department of Education Identification of the problem According to the Florida Educational Research Council, in 1955, 60 % of all households were traditional type families (Davies, Topping 038; Koon, 1989). While dad was at work, mom was at home cooking and cleaning for the family. Today less than 7 % of all households fit this pattern. The need for child care, and specifically, School Age Child Care (SACC) is a fact of life today. ...
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