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The impact of Federal antipoverty policies.

Charles Brecher

The impact of Federal antipoverty policies.

by Charles Brecher

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Economic assistance, Domestic -- United States -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 117-126.

      StatementForeword by Eli Ginzberg.
      SeriesConservation of human resources studies, Praeger special studies in U.S. economic, social, and political issues
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.P63 B7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 129 p.
      Number of Pages129
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5413775M
      LC Control Number73005227

      A History of Federal Child Antipoverty and Health Policy in the United States Since Article in Child Development Perspectives 5(1) - 72 February with 16 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Andrew L. Yarrow.   Article on changes in US antipoverty program over past yrs; policies of Presidents Johnson and Nixon listed among factors leading to program decline; changes have .

      The Impact of Federal Antipoverty Policies. Brecher, Charles – Authored by a political scientist, the study focuses on the impact of two alternative policies, "political strategy" and "service strategy," designed to deal with the problem of poverty in American society. Analyze the social welfare policy issues presented in a current book which presents the impact of social welfare policies and programs on people’s day-to-day lives. Possible book choices include: Families on the Fault Line, by Lillian B. Rubin () Nickel and Dimed, by Barbara Ehrenreich () Working Poor, by David K. Shipler ().

        Many anti-poverty initatives undertaken in response to the Great Recession were overlooked by the official U.S. poverty measure, note Joanna Marks, Julia Isaacs, Timothy Smeeding, and . A Decade of Federal Antipoverty Programs: Achievements, Failures, and Lessons presents papers on the war on poverty, dealing with its origins, its education, health, and income maintenance programs, and its community action, legal services, and antidiscrimination policies. The book discusses poverty and social policy in the s and s; the.


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The Impact of Federal Antipoverty Policies. Brecher, Charles Authored by a political scientist, the study focuses on the impact of two alternative policies, "political strategy" and "service strategy," designed to deal with the problem of poverty in American society.

Genre/Form: Case studies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brecher, Charles. Impact of Federal antipoverty policies. New York, Praeger []. antipoverty proposals.

These proposals are authored by a diverse set of leading scholars, each tackling a specific aspect of the poverty crisis. The papers are organized into four broad categories: (1) promoting early childhood development, (2) supporting disadvantaged youth, (3) building skills, and (4) improving safety net and work support.

A Decade of Federal Antipoverty Programs: Achievements, Failures, and Lessons presents papers on the war on poverty, dealing with its origins, its education, health, and income maintenance programs, and its community action, legal services, and antidiscrimination policies.

The book discusses poverty and social policy in the s and s; the social and political context of the war on poverty; and a decade of policy. EVALUATING THE ANTIPOVERTY EFFORT SO FAR: A CONFERENCE AND A BOOK A DECADE OF FEDERAL ANTIPOVERTY PROGRAMS. EVALUATING THE ANTIPOVERTY EFFORT SO FAR: A CONFERENCE AND A BOOK.

The lnstitute for Research on Poverty was set up as the basic research arm of the Office of Economic Oppor- tunity's mission to fight poverty. The federal budget includes powerful and effective life-saving antipoverty programs that protect vulnerable people and families as well.

a society--and a world--with a clear priority for families and children in need and to contribute to the development of policies that help families protect their children's lives and overcome the moral. The EITC is the single most effective federal antipoverty program for working-age households—providing additional income and boosting employment for low-income workers.

Inthe earned income tax credit (EITC) will provide credits ranging from $ for workers with no children to $6, for workers with at least three children (figure 1). Modeling Policy Reforms.

The House Budget Proposal to Cut SNAP by 40%. In an effort to reduce spending and deficits, lawmakers are considering major reforms to entitlement programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Cuts to the safety net have drastic consequences for low-income Americans.

Anti-PovertyPolicies andProgramsfor ChildrenandFamilies Trina R. Williams Shanks Policies Institutions Locality Community Home Family other major federal programs that offer support for basic needs of low -incomechildren;fundinglevelsformajoranti-povertyprograms.

Complexity. The system’s piecemeal nature and programmatic complexity expensively reduce the utility and welfare of the poor. Many low-income Americans only enroll in one or two of the programs for which they qualify, a problem attributable to.

Welfare Reform and Beyond the numerous issues that must be addressed as Congress considers the future of the nation’s antipoverty policies.

for one third of the federal budget. As the veteran columnist Walter Lippmann, whose book The Good Society partly inspired the framing and naming of Johnson’s domestic agenda, argued in“A generation ago it Author: Joshua Zeitz.

policies, programs and institutional practices has impacted the lives of African Americans. The primary focus ofthis study is to challenge the long-standing,incorrect, misdirected, flawed paradigm that was designed to eliminate poverty through the use of federal antipoverty policies and programs.

President Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on. POVERTY AND EDUCATION: FINDING THE WAY FORWARD 5 • Minority students disproportionately attend schools that are segregated by race and income.

For example, 38 and 43 percent of Black and Hispanic students, respectively, attend schools that have a student body that is composed of 90 to percent minority students. Child care is a huge issue for most working families.

Zigler’s book is a little wonky, and readers should note that it pre-dates significant federal policy changes in child care that have been made sincebut it still gives a good grounding of the complex issues at play in a Author: Trisha Brown.

This article examines the impact of antipoverty programs on income poverty in the United States. Data from the Survey of Income and Program Participation shows that trends in per capita expenditures for the major means-tested and social insurance programs have shifted away from the very poor and unemployed toward the elderly and disabled.

Sinceantipoverty policy has directed resources Cited by: spent $ billion on antipoverty programs and transfers. 5 State governments spent another $ billion.

6 Antipoverty spending is one of the largest federal 1. Michael Tanner, “The American Welfare State: How We Spend Nearly $1 Trillion a Year Fighting Poverty—and Fail” (Policy AnalysisCato Institute, Washington, DC, April newest research on the program’s antipoverty impact.

The discussion draws on a comprehensive new book, SNAP Matters: How Food Stamps Affect Health and Well-Being*, edited by the authors of this brief. Between andthe share of SNAP households with: a full-year worker increased from 21% to 24%; at least some college educationFile Size: KB.

provided through policies such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (p. 87). Therefore, Gitterman’s contribution to an understanding of federal antipoverty policy is clear: Tax and wage policy cannot be overlooked in discussions of aid to the working poor in the United States.

Gitterman might have made the book’s contributions. Federal Educational Policy as an Anti-Poverty Strategy Kenneth K. Wong control was challenged by federal antipoverty objectives. The second phase emerged during the late s when policy makers torial impact of federal grants has contributed partly to the popu-Cited by: 5.

School-Based Antipoverty Strategies the Federal Government Can Learn From and Act On ers in Congress and the Obama administration will realize the positive impact that school-based antipoverty programs could have on the education and well being of Reducing Student Poverty in the Classroom Required locationsFile Size: KB.As part of Policy Futures, we examine "what works" when it comes to federal and state policies and programs to reduce poverty and promote opportunity for low-income Americans.

This page highlights reports, blog posts and other materials that synthesize and amplify the work of poverty researchers around the country on program effectiveness.A finding that the EITC has a positive impact on the health of the American public may help guide deliberations about its future at the federal, state, and local levels.

The authors contend that a better understanding of the relationship between major socioeconomic policies such as the EITC and the public’s health will inform the fields of Cited by: