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Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reader-friendly articles encourage students to think critically about some of the most pressing social policy issues of our time.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9781483349220 1483349225 9781412993173 1412993172 9781412979412 1412979412
OCLC Number: 871644522
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 451 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Middle-class squeeze : is more government aid needed? --
Vanishing jobs : will the President's plan reduce unemployment? --
Mortgage crisis : should the Government bail out borrowers in trouble? --
Gender pay gap : are women paid fairly in the workplace? --
Women's rights : are violence and discrimination against women declining? --
Reproductive ethics : should fertility medicine be regulated more tightly? --
Domestic poverty : is a new approach needed to help the poorest Americans? --
Hunger in America : how bad is the problem? --
Welfare reform : are former welfare recipients better off today? --
Social security reform : how should America's retirement system be saved? --
Child welfare reform : will recent changes make at-risk children safer? --
Universal coverage : will all American's finally get health insurance? --
Wounded veterans : Is America shortchanging vets on health care? --
Ending homelessness : is the problem solvable? --
Caring for the elderly : who will pay for care of aging baby boomers? --
Aging baby boomers : will the 'youth generation' redefine old age? --
Race and politics : will skin color influence the presidential election? --
The Obama presidency : can Barack Obama deliver the change he promises?
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