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Author: Carlotta C. Joyner
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: welfare, work, grants, states, awards, reform, status, selected
Number of Pages: 66
Published: 1999-10
ISBN-10: 0756705096
ISBN-13: 9780756705091

Federal & state welfare reform initiatives focus on moving welfare recipients to work & economic self-sufficiency. To foster this goal, the Congress authorized welfare-to-work grants in the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (P. L. 105-33). This report provides information about: (1) welfare-to-work formula & competitive grants awarded to, or declined by, states for fiscal year 1998; (2) how selected grantees are planning to use these funds; & (3) how selected grantees plan to meet welfare-to-work requirements to better integrate the states' workforce development services with other human services fo

Author: Gale C. Harris
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: child, care, programs, expand, efforts, reform, states, welfare
Number of Pages: 54
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 078817486X
ISBN-13: 9780788174865

Focuses on the efforts of 7 states -- California, Connecticut, Louisiana, Maryland, Oregon, Texas, & Wisconsin -- to modify their child care subsidy programs under the new welfare reform law. Identifies the amounts of federal & state funds that states are spending on child care subsidy programs & how they are allocating these resources among welfare families, families making the transition from welfare to work, & working poor families. Examines how states are trying to increase the supply of child care to meet the projected demand under welfare reform, & the extent to which states are changing

Author: Mansoora Rashid
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: programs, albania, social, market, welfare, labor, household
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2001-06-01
ISBN-10: 0821349635
ISBN-13: 9780821349632

The main focus of this paper is to assess household welfare in Albania, describe the labor market, and evaluate the equity and efficiency of public expenditures on cash benefits and education. This report provides a benchmark against which future welfare developments of the population can be measured. It also includes a statistical annex.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: child, welfare, recruit, agencies, retain, staff, helping, greater, hhs, could, play, role
Number of Pages: 57
ISBN-10: 1428939318
ISBN-13: 9781428939318

Author: Sabina Stiller
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: ideas, policy, transform, resilient, institutions, politicians, reform, leadership, german, welfare, state, ideational
Number of Pages: 255
Published: 2010-12-15
ISBN-10: 9089641866
ISBN-13: 9789089641861

An important contribution to the debates surrounding the evolution of the European welfare state model, this volume investigates the role that “ideational leadership” has played in the passing of structural reforms in the change-resistant German welfare state. Based on in-depth case studies of individual reforms in health care, pensions, and unemployment insurance since the early 1990s, Stiller illuminates the ways in which Germany has made the transition from its Bismarckian past to a hybrid welfare state.

Author: Monique Kremer
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: parenting, europe, gender, culture, states, care, welfare
Number of Pages: 300
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 9053569758
ISBN-13: 9789053569757

Though women’s employment patterns in Europe have been changing drastically over several decades, the repercussions of this social revolution are just beginning to garner serious attention. Many scholars have presumed that diversity and change in women’s employment is based on the structures of welfare states and women’s responses to economic incentives and disincentives to join the workforce; How Welfare States Care provides in-depth analysis of women’s employment and childcare patterns, taxation, social security, and maternity leave provisions in order to show this logic does not hol

Author: United States. General Accounting Office
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: child, welfare, reporting, data, systems, reliable, developing, states, face, challenges, information
Number of Pages: 34
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 142893930X
ISBN-13: 9781428939301
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