Almanac of Policy Issues: Poverty
An overview of poverty in the United States, including the latest Census Bureau estimates and distribution issues. Includes links and recent news.
The Begging Profession in India
Article investigates the causes, modus-operandi and issues of begging in India; includes a number of photographs.
The Social Services Block Grant (SSBG)
An overview of the Social Services Block Grant (SSBG), a generic federal block grant program for social services in the United States. Includes information on funding, services provided, and the program's legislative history.
The Welfare State
This article discusses and compares the welfare state in Britain, France, Sweden, Germany, the United States, the European Union and developing countries.
US Shelters Swell - With Families
Recession and Sept. 11 are causing more homelessness, which may echo '80s crisis. From the Christian Science Monitor. (November 29, 2001)
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