Essays Tagged: "welfare system"

Abortion notes.

king care of youngersiblings to help with responsibility at home, divorce, gay marriages, adoption, welfaresystem, child care, dead beat parents, guns at home, inner city homes as related tosuburban h ...

(5 pages) 187 1 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Is it a Violation? Sterilization of women.

st paying job he can find, barely pays enough to take care of himself, so he and his family turn to Welfare for help. They continue to struggle to make ends meet when the mother gets pregnant once aga ... eceive more money for the new child, they decide to keep the baby. What is wrong with this picture? Welfare was designed to give temporary help to those in a struggling situation and too many people a ...

(2 pages) 74 1 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Why Are Taxes So High In Canada

taxes, and those taxes are collected from people who live in the country and enjoy the benefit and welfare that provided by the government. Therefore, every citizen in every country has to pay taxes, ... her side, when they complained about heavy taxation. Most of heavy taxation countries have a better welfare system than others, like Swiss and Canada. There are so many welfare in Canada, and the resi ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Immigration Reform

e of new comers, life in America has been suffering tremendously. The excessive stress put upon the welfare system, overuse of the family reunification laws, and the exploitation of employment based i ... ent based immigration in the computer industry are reasons for immigration reform.The United States welfare system has difficulties supporting the huge numbers of immigrants coming into the country ea ...

(3 pages) 268 0 3.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues


- -Welfare. Whether you collect it, or you pay for it (and for EVERY working American does one of the t ... e day passes, more and more of my money and yours is being allotted to this growing epidemic called welfare. The Personal Responsibility Act, signed by the President, was a monumental change in welfar ... ct, signed by the President, was a monumental change in welfare as we know, or used to know it. The welfare system is still in need or more strict and stringent policy reform, yet the Personal Respons ...

(12 pages) 233 0 5.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

New Deal.

Period 4New DealThe Depression of the 1930s was so severe that for the first time a system of welfare payments was introduced in the US to help the unemployed. At first, this came in the form of ... he US out as being different from the rest of the world, given that it offers this as opposed to a "welfare system." The difference is that social security is seen in America as taking care of the eld ...

(3 pages) 85 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is an essay on welfare and research with statistics.

The Welfare System Must RemainPublic Welfare is an important support system of the United States governm ... ted States government. Welfare has its benefits, but the system has pitfalls. Instead of abolishing welfare as critics of the system suggest, reforms can be made to correct the problems while governme ... government, either on the state or federal level, can continue to assist the impoverished.The term welfare is used to describe a variety of programs that provide income support and create a safety ne ...

(5 pages) 185 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

WELFARE..this paper is a persuasive topic about welfare in todays society.

WelfareWelfare, money given to families in need, is not free money. It benefits many people who have ... ilable are based on the level of money earned for different sized families and in different states. Welfare is also not to be provided in a biased manner to anyone who applies for it. A lot of people ... vided in a biased manner to anyone who applies for it. A lot of people in today's society depend on welfare. Welfare in the United States Governments serve the financially challenged through about 60 ...

(5 pages) 358 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Welfare and Society.

Welfare in SocietyWhile some families in the United Sates enjoy large incomes and can live very comf ... an live very comfortably, others experience severe economic strain on a daily basis and rely on the welfare system to survive. Although family poverty is witnessed throughout the country, there is one ... others falling below the poverty level. With the new Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) welfare program implemented in 1997 by the Clinton Administration, there has been increasing controv ...

(6 pages) 194 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Welfare: Past and Present Differences.

Welfare today is much different from its status in the past. From the 1930's to the 1990's, the welf ... s run by the federal government. There was also no time limit on the time you were allowed to be on welfare. To qualify, you needed to be below the "poverty line" and you could automatically qualify f ... ystem and the old system was reformed in some key ways. Under the new system, someone could stay on welfare for only five years. People also had to have a work requirement of at least two years to try ...

(3 pages) 48 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Welfare: My opinion on todays welfare programs.

This essay is generally about the welfare reform system, or the workfare system. Many new programs were instituted that were reforms t ... new programs were instituted that were reforms to past programs, and improved upon the way that the welfare system worked. The ultimate goal of workfare was to get as many welfare recipients into the ... bility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), and Welfare to Work Grant (WtW) programs, as well as how they dealt with recipients with learning disabi ...

(4 pages) 166 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Critically discuss the view that 'Universal Welfare provision can only ever be wasteful and lead to welfare dependency'. Give examples to illustrate your points.

Key Concepts in Social PolicySXP1004Critically discuss the view that 'Universal Welfare provision can only ever be wasteful and lead to welfare dependency'. Give examples to illust ... this assignment, in the hope of covering the above statement the writer will discuss what the word welfare means and how we came about in the 1940's to implement a modern welfare system. Also, the wr ... fare system. Also, the writer will look how the effects of the thatcher government have changed the welfare system and made the state more dependable on welfare provision than had previously been seen ...

(8 pages) 169 1 2.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Bush's Welfare Reform Bill

A welfare reform bill proposed by President Bush, which was passed by the U.S. House of Representative ... te Finance Committee, is a positive step in the fight against poverty. In the past couple of years, welfare reform has resurfaced after a former law passed in 1996 expired in October of 2001. (Cooper) ... in October of 2001. (Cooper)President Bush proposed a bill last year in hopes of creating a stable welfare system to replace the expired law. On Feb. 13, 2003 the U.S. House passed the bill that plac ...

(1 pages) 39 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

A Need for Change: A Reassessment of Welfare Reform

"The debate is over. We now know that welfare reform works," declared President Clinton in the summer of 1997. The national consensus gene ... umber of lax, uneventful aid recipients who are content with leeching indefinitely off the national welfare system. Under Clinton's 1996 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act ... by another, the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). The TANF terminated such unlimited welfare rolls, or cash allowances, handed out under AFDC, and limited rolls to a five-year maximum, ...

(11 pages) 293 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Theories of delinquency

rs for crime - both for offending and victimisation. The rate of unemployment, extent of use of the welfare system and the varying levels of education in society can all influence the prevalence and n ...

(10 pages) 518 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

America's Welfare Programs Should Be Abolished: Views shared between Egoists, Utilitarians and supporters of the Divine Command Theory

Welfare is a government program that provides money, medical care, food, housing, and other things t ... sing, and other things that people need in order to survive. People who can receive help from these welfare programs are children, elders, the disabled, and others who cannot support their families on ... en, elders, the disabled, and others who cannot support their families on their current income. The welfare program has gone from a well-meaning program designed to sustain people who are unable to wo ...

(3 pages) 91 1 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Workfare vs. Welfare

There's an old joke that goes something like, "Where do you hide a welfare recipient's check, where he'll never find it? Under his work boots." This joke recapitulates ... find it? Under his work boots." This joke recapitulates the concept of this essay, which is: should welfare be changed into workfare considering the fact that there are many who take advantage of the ... rkfare considering the fact that there are many who take advantage of the welfare system? I believe welfare should be changed to workfare because it possesses many benefits. Workfare enables those und ...

(6 pages) 86 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Making Ends Meet: A Single Mother's Struggles

I see the children who are affected by so many of the changes that government has instilled on the welfare system. I wonder if any realizes that by cutting and changing these guidelines, it is the ch ... hildren continues in an upward spike. I know that are many misconceptions a about single-mothers on welfare but, being a poor single-mother does not mean you are a bad parent. With the introduc ...

(4 pages) 109 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Aid to Dependent Corporations (Univ. of Phoenix - SOC 101)

Aid to Dependent Corporations It seems people are quick to criticize the welfare system in the United States. However, there is another form of welfare that few are aware ex ... States. However, there is another form of welfare that few are aware exists. This type of corporate welfare, termed "wealthfare," by Chuck Collins, the author of "Aid to Dependent Corporations," benef ... u rarely hear protests about these five varieties of wealthfare; instead, you hear complaints about welfare which is designed to assist the ones who truly need help. The hidden cost of wealthfa ...

(4 pages) 48 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Three Kinds of Dependency, describes social, physical and mental dependency

o certain program by the government and manipulated its original intention, such is the case of our welfare system. These occurrences illustrate the different kinds of dependency that people and socie ... l dependency involves politics. Over the years, there has been much disagreement over our country's welfare system. The major argument against welfare benefits is that it creates dependency on governm ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays