*  IJERPH | Free Full-Text | Dual Competing Photovoltaic Supply Chains: A Social Welfare Maximization Perspective
It is critical to develop effective subsidy policies for the competing PV supply chains to achieve social welfare maximization ... the social welfare and the required total subsidies. The key findings disclose that if there are public subsidies, the dual PV ... fierce competition and subpar social welfare in the photovoltaic (PV) industry in many nations. There is a clear shortage in ... considering either the public subsidy or no subsidy from a social welfare maximization perspective. A numerical analysis ...
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*  Faculty and Staff Areas of Interest - Helen Bader School of Social Welfare
Supervision in child welfare. Case management in child welfare. *Nancy Rolock. Child welfare practice and policy. Kinship care ... Helen Bader School of Social Welfare faculty and staff have always immersed themselves in the prevailing issues of the time and ... Economic and Social Policy Issues. *Sharon Keigher*. Poverty. Housing and homelessness. Social Security. Medicaid and Medicare ... Diversity and its implications for social work education. social work with Asian Americans ...
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*  Penn Law Faculty: Amy Wax, expert on Civil Procedure, Social Welfare Law and Policy, Law and Economics, Family Law
Amy Wax's work addresses issues in social welfare law and policy as well as the relationship of the family, the workplace, and ... Consumer Bankruptcy as Social Welfare (with David Skeel) Choice and Coercion in Feminist Theory: The Case of Women in Science ... The Conservative's Dilemma: Social Science, Social Change, and Traditional Institutions, 42 SAN DIEGO L. REV. 1059 (2005). ... Continue reading… Amy Wax's work addresses issues in social welfare law and policy as well as the relationship of the family, ...
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*  Social Welfare Functionals on Restricted Domains and in Economic Environments
Hence, for social welfare functionals with or without interpersonal comparisons of utility, most previous classification ... Keywords: social welfare functionals, Arrow's theorem, Wilson's theorem, welfarism, neutrality, restricted domains, economic ... results in social choice theory apply equally to strongly saturating economic domains. Journal of Economic Literature ... "The news of the death of welfare economics is greatly exaggerated," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social ...
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*  List of countries by Sen social welfare function - Wikipedia
The social welfare function, proposed by Amartya Sen in 1973, is a measure of a society's overall welfare. It is calculated as ... The table below shows Sen's social welfare function using data from the CIA and another version using data from the IMF and UN ...
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*  New computer equipment to strengthen social welfare services in Tanzania | Pact
District Social Welfare Officers in 67 Local Government Authorities (LGAs) will use the equipment to improve reporting and use ... of data for the delivery of social welfare services. ... New computer equipment to strengthen social welfare services in ... District Social Welfare Officers in 67 Local Government Authorities (LGAs) will use the equipment to improve reporting and use ... Three USAID projects are instrumental to the strengthening of Tanzania's social welfare system and are working at the national ...
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*  UNICEF and Ministry of Health and Social Welfare working to expand reach of vaccination coverage | Press centre | UNICEF
In partnership with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, UNICEF has turned over new four-wheel drive vehicles, ... UNICEF and Ministry of Health and Social Welfare working to expand reach of vaccination coverage. Four-wheel drive vehicles, ... The Minister of Health and Social Welfare, the Hon. Walter Gwenigale, MD, thanked UNICEF for the donation, describing it as ... MONROVIA, 27 July 2006 - In partnership with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, UNICEF, the United Nations Children's ...
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*  Social welfare and individual preferences under uncertainty: a questionnaire-experimental approach - LSE Research Online
H Social Sciences , HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform. ... Cowell, Frank and Amiel, Yoram (2007) Social welfare and individual preferences under uncertainty: a questionnaire-experimental ...
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*  Social Work, Social Welfare and American Society, Book by Philip R. Popple (Paperback) | chapters.indigo.ca
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*  Social Welfare in China | Pension | Welfare
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*  Social Welfare Courses - University at Albany-SUNY
Ssw 826 Social Welfare Policy Proseminar (3). Intensive examination of a select area of social welfare policy. The evolution of ... Ssw 782 International Social Welfare Policy (3). A global perspective comparing domestic and foreign social welfare systems ... Social Welfare Courses. Ssw 501 Special Topics in Social Welfare (1-3) ... for the doctorate in Social Welfare. Prerequisite: Open only to doctoral students in the School of Social Welfare with consent ...
  https://www.albany.edu/graduatebulletin/r_ssw.htm
*  Stan Stojkovic, PhD - Helen Bader School of Social Welfare
Helen Bader School of Social Welfare. Dr. Stan Stojkovic is dean of the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare. Dr. Stojkovic is ...
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*  Current Situation of Social Welfare and Social Security | SpringerLink
A comprehensive overview is provided of the current situation of social welfare and social security in the selected temporary ... Social welfare Refugee Social tension Right-based approach Gender This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check ... A comprehensive overview is provided of the current situation of social welfare and social security in the selected temporary ... Thabchumpon N., Moraras B., Laocharoenwon J., Karom W. (2014) Current Situation of Social Welfare and Social Security. In: ...
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*  Decentralized Trade, Random Utility and the Evolution of Social Welfare
"Decentralized Trade, Random Utility and the Evolution of Social Welfare," CIRJE F-Series CIRJE-F-286, CIRJE, Faculty of ... "Decentralized Trade, Random Utility and the Evolution of Social Welfare," CIRJE F-Series CIRJE-F-286, CIRJE, Faculty of ... "Decentralized Trade, Random Utility and the Evolution of Social Welfare," CIRJE F-Series CIRJE-F-286, CIRJE, Faculty of ... "Decentralized trade, random utility and the evolution of social welfare," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 140(1), ...
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*  Beyond GDP: The Quest for a Measure of Social Welfare
... in the theory of social choice and fair allocation, and in the capability approach. It is suggested in the conclusion that, ... This paper critically examines the various approaches to the measurement of individual well-being and social welfare that have ... Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 31(3), pages 415-434, October. * Angus ... I31 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General Welfare, Well-Being ...
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*  Social welfare model - Wikipedia
... see Social programs in the United States European social model Social policy Social structure Social welfare Sociotechnical ... A social welfare model is a system of social welfare provision and its accompanying value system. It usually involves social ... The United States had very little in the way of a social safety net for its citizens, with most people depending on their ... Social insurance is concerned with how the state implements benefits for the unemployed, pensions, maternity and paternity ...
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*  Social Welfare Department - Wikipedia
"2015 - 16 Estimates of Expenditure under Social Welfare Department" (PDF). Social Welfare Department. "Social Welfare ... The Social Welfare Office was renamed Social Welfare Department from 1 January 1958. At the same time, the position of Social ... "Social Welfare Services in Figures" (PDF). Social Welfare Department. p. 2014. " ... The Social Welfare Department (Chinese: 社會福利署) is a department of the Hong Kong Government responsible for providing welfare ...
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*  Social Welfare Decoration - Wikipedia
A "Medal of Social Welfare" was also issued for lesser degrees of service, not warranting the higher presentation of a class ... The Social Welfare Decoration (German: Ehrenzeichen für deutsche Volkspflege) was a German Civil Award created by Adolf Hitler ... Crown Princess of Italy Red Cross and Social Welfare Decorations Christian Zentner, Friedemann Bedürftig (1991). The ... The decoration was issued in three classes and was awarded for a wide variety of service, in the social sector, to the German ...
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*  Social Welfare (constituency) - Wikipedia
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*  Social welfare function - Wikipedia
In welfare economics, a social welfare function is a function that ranks social states (alternative complete descriptions of ... An Arrow social welfare function considers welfare across different possible sets of individual preferences or welfare rankings ... The utilitarian or Benthamite social welfare function measures social welfare as the total or sum of individual incomes: W = ∑ ... There are two major distinct but related types of social welfare functions: A Bergson-Samuelson social welfare function ...
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*  TZEDEK | Poverty - Social Welfare Charities | Charity Directory - Charity Choice
TZEDEK in London is featured in the Social Welfare charity database on Charity Choice. ...
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*  Msaada | Poverty - Social Welfare Charities | Charity Directory - Charity Choice
Msaada in South West is featured in the Social Welfare charity database on Charity Choice. ...
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*  The argument David Friedman is still losing - Morality version 2.0 - Morality version 2.0
Against Politics: On Government, Anarchy and Order (Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought) ... Overcoming Welfare: Expecting More From The Poor And From Ourselves. by James L. Payne ...
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(1/360) Awareness of and attitude of elderly subjects regarding health care and welfare in rapidly ageing population in Japan.

OBJECTIVES: We aimed to obtain information on the degree of knowledge and understanding about the current systems of health care and welfare held by the elderly, in order to achieve comprehensiveness in family practice. METHOD: We conducted a study on the awareness of healthy elderly persons by direct interview. The study was carried out in Kuni Village in a remote mountainous region in Japan, where the elderly population accounts for 24.8% of the total population. The subjects were self-dependent in their daily living activities and were aged 65 years and older. RESULTS: The subjects' knowledge of health care and welfare systems was generally good, and the degree of their utilization of these systems was also good. But 83.3% of those who did not want to utilize the welfare system indicated their preference to depend on their family for support. CONCLUSION: Family physicians must endeavour to offer comprehensive care to their patients by including these systems for rapidly ageing communities.  (+info)

(2/360) Welfare gains from user charges for government health services.

The World Bank's Financing health services in developing countries emphasizes demand-side issues--highlighting user fees, insurance, and the private sector as tools for strengthening the health sector. That approach is a major departure from the focus on the supply side--public sector spending, costs, management, and efficiency--that has dominated the international health finance agenda for many years. An important set of empirical papers by Paul Gertler and his co-authors coincided with the release of the policy paper. Gertler's work has questioned a policy of greater dependence on user fees by emphasizing the potential welfare costs to consumers of higher fees for medical services. Many health professionals have adopted the jargon of this new approach without understanding the underlying analysis. This article attempts to demystify the debate that has ensued by illustrating economists' idiosyncratic approach to welfare, explaining how the policy paper and Gertler differ, and suggesting alternative approaches to testing the feasibility of the policy paper's prescriptions.  (+info)

(3/360) The impact of welfare reform on parents' ability to care for their children's health.

OBJECTIVES: Most of the national policy debate regarding welfare assumed that if middle-income mothers could balance work while caring for their children's health and development, mothers leaving welfare for work should be able to do so as well. Yet, previous research has not examined the conditions faced by mothers leaving welfare for work. METHODS: Using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, this study examined the availability of benefits that working parents commonly use to meet the health and developmental needs of their children; paid sick leave, vacation leave, and flexible hours. RESULTS: In comparison with mothers who had never received welfare, mothers who had been on Aid to Families with Dependent Children were more likely to be caring for at least 1 child with a chronic condition (37% vs 21%, respectively). Yet, they were more likely to lack sick leave for the entire time they worked (36% vs 20%) and less likely to receive other paid leave or flexibility. CONCLUSIONS: If current welfare recipients face similar conditions when they return to work, many will face working conditions that make it difficult or impossible to succeed in the labor force at the same time as meeting their children's health and developmental needs.  (+info)

(4/360) Five laws for integrating medical and social services: lessons from the United States and the United Kingdom.

Because persons with disabilities (PWDs) use health and social services extensively, both the United States and the United Kingdom have begun to integrate care across systems. Initiatives in these two countries are examined within the context of the reality that personal needs and use of systems differ by age and by type and severity of disability. The lessons derived from this scrutiny are presented in the form of five "laws" of integration. These laws identify three levels of integration, point to alternative roles for physicians, outline resource requirements, highlight friction from differing medical and social paradigms, and urge policy makers and administrators to consider carefully who would be most appropriately selected to design, oversee, and administer integration initiatives. Both users and caregivers must be involved in planning to ensure that all three levels of integration are attended to and that the borders between medical and other systems are clarified.  (+info)

(5/360) Weekly patterns of drug treatment attendance.

OBJECTIVES: This study examined weekly patterns of drug treatment attendance in relation to date of welfare payment receipt and reason for treatment absence. METHODS: Treatment attendance by Medicaid-eligible pregnant women who were drug dependent was examined by calendar week over a 29-month period. RESULTS: Time series analyses showed that attendance was lower during week 1 than week 4. Drug use was the most frequently reported reason for treatment absence during week 1 (25%) but was not reported as a reason during week 3. CONCLUSIONS: Drug-dependent outpatients had increased absences associated with illicit drug use during the first week of the month when welfare payments were received. The generalizability of the findings is unknown.  (+info)

(6/360) How many lives is equity worth? A proposal for equity adjusted years of life saved.

STUDY OBJECTIVE: To present a formula for equity adjusted years of life saved (EYLS). DESIGN: A mailed questionnaire. The survey participants were given a scenario describing a trade off between a health maximization programme and a programme that is less efficient, but eliminates social inequalities. SETTING: Swedish politicians responsible for health care in the county councils. PARTICIPANTS: A sample of 449 Swedish politicians responsible for health care in the county councils. MAIN RESULTS: The principle of health maximization was rejected. Under certain conditions, the Swedish politicians are prepared to sacrifice 15 of 100 preventable deaths to achieve equity. Based on the results a formula for EYLS is presented. CONCLUSIONS: An equity adjusted formula for years of life saved has been proposed, but must be developed and revised according to each country's specific conditions and value premises. In the future, such formulas could serve the purpose of incorporating explicit considerations of equity into cost effectiveness analyses.  (+info)

(7/360) Lobbying and advocacy for the public's health: what are the limits for nonprofit organizations?

Nonprofit organizations play an important role in advocating for the public's health in the United States. This article describes the rules under US law for lobbying by nonprofit organizations. The 2 most common kinds of non-profits working to improve the public's health are "public charities" and "social welfare organizations." Although social welfare organizations may engage in relatively unlimited lobbying, public charities may not engage in "substantial" lobbying. Lobbying is divided into 2 main categories. Direct lobbying refers to communications with law-makers that take a position on specific legislation, and grassroots lobbying includes attempts to persuade members of the general public to take action regarding legislation. Even public charities may engage in some direct lobbying and a smaller amount of grassroots lobbying. Much public health advocacy, however, is not lobbying, since there are several important exceptions to the lobbying rules. These exceptions include "non-partisan analysis, study, or research" and discussions of broad social problems. Lobbying with federal or earmarked foundation funds is generally prohibited.  (+info)

(8/360) Human rights is a US problem, too: the case of women and HIV.

Overall, US AIDS incidence and mortality have shown significant declines since 1996, probably because of new antiviral therapies. For women, however, these benefits have been much less pronounced than for men. At the heart of women's HIV risk is gender-based discrimination, which keeps women, and especially women of color, poor and dependent. Although human rights issues are often linked with AIDS issues abroad, in the US they receive insufficient attention in our response to women's HIV risk. Advocacy from public health professionals is needed to overcome the longstanding paternalistic attitudes of federal agencies toward women and to change the paradigm of women's HIV/AIDS prevention and care. Examples of unjust and punitive social policies that may affect women's HIV risk include the 1996 welfare policy legislation, drug treatment policies for women, and women's access to medical research and technology. The overriding public health response to AIDS consists of behavioral interventions aimed at the individual. But this approach will not successfully address the issues of women with AIDS until efforts are made to eliminate society's unjust and unhealthy laws, policies, and practicles.  (+info)



  • poverty
  • Generous insurance-based unemployment benefits and a well funded welfare state are used to reduce poverty and provide high quality health care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Public health in the People's Republic of China Poverty in China Urbanization in China Social safety net Hukou System Human Rights in China Censorship in China Young, J. (2013). (wikipedia.org)
  • For social welfare payments to be adequate, they "must prevent poverty, and in our view poverty must be judged in the light of actual living standards," the report concluded. (wikipedia.org)
  • The institute uses the Social Information Sheet (Ficha de Información Social) (FIS) to conduct research and evaluate the population living in poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • pareto
  • The social welfare function could then be specified in a substantively individualistic sense to derive Pareto efficiency (optimality). (wikipedia.org)
  • Still, Pareto efficiency could also characterize one dimension of a particular social welfare function with distribution of commodities among individuals characterizing another dimension. (wikipedia.org)
  • Samuelson (1947, p. 221) himself stressed the flexibility of the social welfare function to characterize any one ethical belief, Pareto-bound or not, consistent with: a complete and transitive ranking (an ethically "better", "worse", or "indifferent" ranking) of all social alternatives and one set out of an infinity of welfare indices and cardinal indicators to characterize the belief. (wikipedia.org)
  • reforms
  • Welfare reforms since the late 1990s have included unemployment insurance, medical insurance, workers' compensation insurance, maternity benefits, communal pension funds, individual pension accounts, universal health care, and a carbon tax. (wikipedia.org)
  • The four key reforms proposed by the Commission concerned the payment structure, social insurance, social assistance and financing. (wikipedia.org)
  • allocation
  • Special attention is devoted to recent developments in the analysis of sustainability, in the study of happiness, in the theory of social choice and fair allocation, and in the capability approach. (repec.org)
  • approach
  • Capabilities and Well-Being: Evidence Based on the Sen-Nussbaum Approach to Welfare ," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement , Springer, vol. 74(1), pages 9-55, October. (repec.org)
  • As those systems disappeared or were reformed, the "iron rice bowl" approach to welfare changed. (wikipedia.org)
  • cardinal
  • We study the problem of approximate social welfare maximization (without money) in one-sided matching problems when agents have unrestricted cardinal preferences over a finite set of items. (springer.com)
  • scheme
  • The scheme, founded as Pronasol in 1989 before being renamed Progresa in 1997 and Oportunidades in 2002, was the first major social programme of its kind in Latin America to give poor families cash in exchange for their meeting conditions such as enrolling their children in school and getting regular health check-ups. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Commission recommended that there should be a comprehensive social assistance scheme for those who, for whatever reason, do not qualify for social insurance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since 2009, the National Insurance Fund has taken over activities of four pension funds from the general social welfare system scheme: the Old-age and Invalidity Retirement Fund, Retirement Fund for Skilled Workers, Retirement for Private Employees, and the Agricultural Retirement Fund. (wikipedia.org)
  • services
  • The Social Welfare Department (Chinese: 社會福利署) is a department of the Hong Kong Government responsible for providing welfare services to the community. (wikipedia.org)
  • Social Welfare Services in Figures" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Social Welfare Decoration (German: Ehrenzeichen für deutsche Volkspflege) was a German Civil Award created by Adolf Hitler on 1 May 1939 for services in the social sector. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Social Welfare (Chinese: 社會福利界), formerly called Social Services, is a functional constituency in the elections for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong first created in 1985. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1982 the National Social Services Board in its pre-budget submission called for the establishment of a commission to carry out a fundamental review of the social welfare system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Irish Social Services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sunshine Social Welfare Foundation (Chinese: 陽光社會福利基金會) is a charity established in 1981 in Taiwan to provide comprehensive services for burn survivors and people with facial disfigurement. (wikipedia.org)
  • Examples of social services provided by the OCMW/CPAS are financial help, medical help, housing and legal advice. (wikipedia.org)
  • In other countries, such social services are given by the municipalities themselves. (wikipedia.org)
  • programs
  • Introduction to the analysis of social policies and programs. (albany.edu)
  • Foundation knowledge of human behavior and the social environment as a basis for direct practice with individuals and families and for the management of social service programs. (albany.edu)
  • state
  • Social insurance is concerned with how the state implements benefits for the unemployed, pensions, maternity and paternity leave and disabilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Used by the UK, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and the South Asian countries the British model tends to have a welfare state of roughly average size, relative to high-income OECD countries, but less comprehensive than those in Scandinavia and much of continental Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite having a smaller welfare state than most Western European countries, the UK, Ireland and Canada do provide, among other things, universal single payer health care, redistribute income and guarantee an income at subsistence level. (wikipedia.org)
  • Used by Italy, Spain, Greece, Portugal, the Mediterranean model is similar to the Continental model, but focuses welfare on generous state-pensions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The decoration was issued in three classes and was awarded for a wide variety of service, in the social sector, to the German state. (wikipedia.org)
  • The government has expressed desire to encourage NGO participation in tandem with local state efforts to improve social assistance to low-income households. (wikipedia.org)
  • The labor market is highly regulated, and Luxembourg is a corporatist welfare state. (wikipedia.org)
  • The State of the Luxembourg's Welfare State: the Effects of the Crisis on a Corporatist Model Shifting to a Universalistic Model" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • equilibrium
  • The social welfare function is analogous to the consumer theory of indifference-curve/budget constraint equilibrium for an individual, except that the social welfare function is a mapping of individual preferences or judgments of everyone in the society as to collective choices, which apply to all, whatever individual preferences are for (variable) constraints on factors of production. (wikipedia.org)
  • The equilibrium depends on the exact social norm: higher sensitivity of tips to service quality (according to the norm) yields higher service quality and social welfare. (repec.org)
  • dimension
  • Based upon frameworks of policy dimension, values, and knowledge, selected social policies are examined within an historical and contemporary context. (albany.edu)
  • That social welfare function could then be described as characterizing an equity dimension. (wikipedia.org)
  • work
  • Introduces social work practice at the group, organizational, community and societal levels with emphasis on at-risk and oppressed populations. (albany.edu)
  • Historical, theoretical and service delivery issues that form the context for social work practice in these areas. (albany.edu)
  • Practice models and skills used in social work at the group, organization, community and societal levels, particularly with at-risk and oppressed populations. (albany.edu)
  • Qualifying service would have been with Winterhilfswerk, National Socialist Volk Welfare, medical and rescue work, or care of foreign and ethnic Germans. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some considerations on the debate on social work in China: who speaks for whom? (ingentaconnect.com)
  • Berkeley Social Welfare faculty lead a number of research units, and the School houses the California Child Welfare Indicators Project and the California Social Work Education Center. (berkeley.edu)
  • To learn more about the important work and cutting-edge research taking place at the School of Social Welfare, explore our specialized Research Areas and Research Units. (berkeley.edu)
  • Berkeley Social Welfare field faculty represent a diversity of experience and talents, training and preparing our students to excel as the next generation of social work practitioners, professionals and educators. (berkeley.edu)
  • The journal covers topics associated with social welfare and social work and their regional and global implications. (wikipedia.org)
  • issues
  • The existence of a unique sustainable path will shed new light on social welfare issues, but this path cannot necessarily be naturally obtained by relying only on markets. (repec.org)
  • Coverage of the journal includes current interdisciplinary research and comparative perspective of the most pressing social welfare issues of various branches of the applied social sciences. (wikipedia.org)
  • indicators
  • Assessing subjective well-being: Progress and opportunities ," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement , Springer, vol. 31(2), pages 103-157, February. (repec.org)
  • assessment
  • Each topic is discussed in-depth, followed by an assessment of the social tension between displaced persons and local Thai communities. (springer.com)
  • As students develop their applied mastery in one of over 350 carefully selected field placements, Berkeley Social Welfare field education consultants provide them with individualized assessment, support and coaching throughout their academic journey. (berkeley.edu)
  • Education
  • Since KSWA's Founder was an active Gandhian, the early years were focused on Community Welfare through education, health care and income generation along with the development of Bandra East from a marsh in Mahim Creek. (wikipedia.org)
  • Through social education in schools and communities, and through advocacy, Sunshine seeks greater respect and equal rights for people with facial disfigurement. (wikipedia.org)
  • utility
  • The customer's utility depends on the social norm about tipping and feelings such as embarrassment and fairness. (repec.org)
  • University
  • Tokyo University of Social Welfare (東京福祉大学, Tōkyō fukushi daigaku) is a private university in Toshima, Tokyo, Japan, established in 2000. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kansai University of Social Welfare (関西福祉大学, Kansai fukushi daigaku) is a private university in Ako, Hyōgo, Japan, established in 1997. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Before the Great Depression, the United States adhered to a social model that could be summarized by the term "rugged individualism": the understanding that because most people are capable of taking care of themselves, each person should be left to succeed or fail on their own, only fettered by the bounds of the law, and the government should be limited to protection of civil liberties. (wikipedia.org)
  • families
  • Theoretical and empirical knowledge about the range of normal bio-psycho-social development and the nature and impact of oppression and discrimination as individuals and families transact with their changing environments throughout the life course. (albany.edu)