Essays Tagged: "Welfare State"

Karl Marx and Marxism

society, as Karl Marx put forward his ideasnot anticipating the type of society we have today. The welfarestate system has effectively nullified Marx's arguments, andmade them irrelevant.Karl Marx, b ...

(3 pages) 324 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Shrinking Welfare State: An essay about individuals who abuse our welfare system, and steps the government should take to stop this.

The Shrinking Welfare State: The New Welfare Legislation and FamiliesI think most people are split on the issue of ... t doing.Eitzen and Zinn (1998) make the statement that Canada and Western Europe have more generous welfare states and they have a much lower out-of-wedlock birth rate than we have in the United State ... use someone will always pick up the tab for them. Many states even have laws that give you a higher welfare check for the dependents that you have. I can not see that having any repercussions for preg ...

(4 pages) 118 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The implementation of English social policy.

s (Everitt and Hardiker 1996:42-43) by which time British social policy was focused on Beveridge's 'Welfare State' (Jones 1991:134). The term 'evaluation' has many definitions (Alkin 1990:81-3), but f ... ondon: Heinemann Educational Books Ltd.Rees S (1991) Achieving Power: Practice and Policy in Social Welfare. Sydney, Australia: Allen & Unwin Pty LtdRobson C (1993) Real World Research: A Resource ...

(13 pages) 236 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

"The Shrinking Welfare State: The New Welfare Legislative and Families", by D. Stanley Eitzen and Maxine Baca Zinn.

In the assigned reading article The Shrinking Welfare State: The New Welfare Legislative and Families, by D. Stanley Eitzen and Maxine Baca Zinn t ... D. Stanley Eitzen and Maxine Baca Zinn the issue that the authors are trying to deliver is how the welfare reform is not actually helping any of the people that require the assistance. It also explai ... lains how the legislatures are not providing any solutions for how the people that are currently on welfare can overcome their financial status. I strongly agree with the majority of the issues repres ...

(4 pages) 75 0 1.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Analysis of FDR's New Deal, continued through LBJ's Great Society, and attacked by Ronald Reagan.

d government spending programs, pro-labor laws, regulation reforms, and the beginning of the modern welfare state. The New Deal remained mainly intact through the 40s and 50s, but experienced a rebirt ... ed a pension fund for retired people, an unemployment insurance program, and grants to assist child welfare, the blind, and other public health causes (TS 976). The 1935 Revenue Act was Roosevelt's at ...

(8 pages) 264 0 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How satisfactory are explanations of the welfare state reforms of the Liberal party in the U.K in 1906-14, which rest upon a 'rediscovery' of poverty coupled with middle- and upper class altruism.

How satisfactory are explanations of the welfare state reforms of 1906-14 which rest upon a 'rediscovery' of poverty coupled with middle- and ... ems of government legislation were passed and various organisations and institutions concerned with welfare reform were set-up. However, the extent to which these measures have been successful and the ... mentation and nature of the legislation. Another important point to make when assessing the liberal welfare reforms is that each of the separate reforms has it's own history and background. Therefore ...

(7 pages) 69 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Did the British Liberal Government of 1906-14 create the early Welfare State?

es. Once in power they were to set about on creating the basic foundations for the begininning of a welfare state. Social reforms would begin to be made, within which the government would take up more ... In 1911 the sick and disabled were also given benefits.Thus, were these acts the foundations of the Welfare State? There are two possible outlooks and answers. Definate breaks were made with the 19th ...

(3 pages) 47 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Description of modern theory of social policy

Social PolicyThe name 'social policy' is used to apply1. to the policies which governments use for welfare and social protection2. to the ways in which welfare is developed in a society, and3. to the ... he subject.In the first sense, social policy is particularly concerned with social services and the welfare state. In the second, broader sense, it stands for a range of issues extending far beyond th ...

(6 pages) 224 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Sociology: Outline and assess left and right realist explanations of crime deviance.

ression in the USA did not result in a rise in crime. Another right realist explanation is that the welfare state has undermined our sense of obligation to support each other, andthat community contro ...

(3 pages) 134 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Has the welfare state created a dependency culture

This essay about has the welfare state created a welfare dependency culture is going to look at single parents who are trying ... arsland. Firstly In order to answer this question the essay will look at what is meant by the words welfare dependency. Welfare dependency is a situation where people on welfare, such as those receivi ... empt to secure a paid job.According to Peter Golding and Sue Middleton most newspapers reporting of welfare claimants portrays them as 'scroungers'. According to their research there are numerous stor ...

(7 pages) 136 0 3.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Rolling back the australian welfare state

Since the Howard government and the liberal party came to power in Australia, the welfare state has been rolled back and conditions for obtaining state assistance have greatly expand ... rds individual responsibility and privatisation .The citizenship theory, which underpins the social welfare system in Australia, and its underlying principles have been rolled back. The citizenship th ... tralia, and its underlying principles have been rolled back. The citizenship theory posits that the welfare state is bound by a conception of what a "full member of the community" is and the promotion ...

(9 pages) 92 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Relevance of the Modern Welfare State

"The term 'welfare state' has such a pleasing sound that it has become a bit like motherhood or apple pie" (Dis ... rhood or apple pie" (Disney, 2002:viii). As Helen Disney implies in this statement the ideas of the welfare state are very appealing to individuals around the world. The need to help the sick, elderly ... s citizens and that put tax dollars towards the care of the most downtrodden of society. The modern welfare state was implemented during the economic and political downfall of the early 20th Century. ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

America's Great Depression.

y cited, as proof that unregulated capitalism is not the best in the world, and that only a massive welfare state, huge amounts of economic regulation, and other Interventions can save capitalism from ...

(6 pages) 125 0 3.4 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression

The role and function of religion in society.

Many feminists would say that religion (like the family and the welfare state...) is another site of patriarchy. It is a place where women are oppressed by men, and ...

(8 pages) 305 1 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

'Indicate left and turn right'. To what extent does it represent Blair's policy?

, I will try to analyse its domestic decisions and results concerning firstly the economy, then the welfare state and unemployment, and finally trade unions and their influence.Economically Blair succ ... the major economies have fully independent banks.Economic dynamism being a prerequisite for social welfare, Blair's governments have endeavoured to maintain the rate of inflation 'as low and stable a ...

(8 pages) 58 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

With reference to one country of the region, analyse 3 causes of the Great Depression and how two leaders attempted to fix the problem.

history. It is routinely cited as proof that unregulated capitalism is bad, and that only a massive welfare state, huge amounts of economic regulation, and other interventions, can save capitalism fro ...

(4 pages) 31 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression

A 1500 word review on New Labour's New Deal policy, taking into account past and present welfare ideologies

there potential' . In this essay I shall start by exploring why New Deal policy typifies New Labour welfare ideologies. I will then explore elements of the New Labour welfare ideology, and the New Dea ... hen explore elements of the New Labour welfare ideology, and the New Deal to see if they echo early welfare provisions. I shall finish by concluding with a statement on New Labour's approach to tackle ...

(6 pages) 80 0 4.3 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

"An Inspector Calls": How does Priestly introduce the theme of responsibility to the audience in Act 1 of An Inspector calls?

y merged with the Labour Party in 1945, but Priestley was influential in developing the idea of the Welfare State, which began to be put into place at the end of the war.He believed that further world ...

(7 pages) 6534 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Laissez Faire Economics

ess? The first kind of government, the kind that the United States is currently under, is a general welfare state, where the poor are given some money and the big business is regulated by the economy. ... ng in poverty conditions would not get any money either. The best kind of government is the General Welfare State, as it allows all businesses to be regulated and for everyone to get some of the gover ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Poverty

he physical and psychological consequences of living in poverty. It will explore the history of the Welfare State and access its significance in the fight against poverty, outlining the effect of pove ... ied Services Report of 1942 provided the basis for much of the post war legislation that set up the Welfare State. It focused on the evils against which social policy ought to be directed. This report ...

(11 pages) 167 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers