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The Moynihan Report (March 1965) and "instability" in "the black family"

This blog is about The Moynihan Report and the Politics of Controversy, written by sociologists Lee Rainwater and William L. Yancey, published by MIT Press in 1966, the gist of which turned out to be fine tuning the interactions between social scientists and the administrative state to correct the pathology viewed as inherent in the “matriarchal,” hence deteriorating, “black family.” 874 more words

Civil Rights Movement

Cameron Mathieson's family wins Supreme Court case against DWP

Original post from BBC News

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A family has won its legal bid to challenge limits on welfare payments to severely disabled children in hospital. 666 more words

Disability

Trends in out-of-work benefit claimants in Britain

As long-term readers will know, I’m intrigued by people’s beliefs about the benefit system, and their truthfulness or falsity of these beliefs. Later in the summer, I’ll talk about a new aspect of this: people’s perceptions of how many out-of-work benefit claimants exist, and whether they think this has risen or fallen. 790 more words

Blog Posts

Kirk accuses Government of undermining post office network in Louth

Local TD Seamus Kirk has accused the Government of continuing to undermine the post office network across County Louth.

Deputy Kirk made the comments after the Department of Social Protection issued another letter to social welfare recipients recommending that they use financial institutions to receive their welfare payments.  277 more words

Local Government

Australia to cut benefits if kids aren't vaccinated - CNN.com

Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children can lose up to $11,000 of welfare benefits a year under a new government policy, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced. 270 more words

Geographical Areas

No Immunisation, No Welfare Payments!

PARENTS who philosophically object to giving their children lifesaving vaccines could be prevented from accessing welfare payments and childcare subsidies.

Social Services Minister Scott Morrison…

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Is Ireland’s social welfare system creating a class of social misfits?

In an effort to offset child poverty, a noble gesture for any society, Ireland has arguably one of the most generous social welfare programs in the EU, if not the world. 767 more words

Ireland