Adapting ‘Welcoming Communities’ Initiative for Newcomers in Hamilton, Waikato

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Adapting ‘Welcoming Communities’ Initiative for Newcomers in Hamilton, Waikato   Literature Review Migration is an integral feature of community development. Flow of new migrants into the community affects not only the individuals themselves but also the environment and the larger society. The society that was present in the past is no…

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Analysis of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA)

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Ethics and Social Policy in Human Services One of the major policies that have gone into effect to help child abuse and neglect is the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA). Enacted in January 31, 1974 by president Nixon, it is a federal policy which has been amended many times…

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Analysis of the Workplaces Safety and Insurance Act, 1997

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 (WSIA)   Workplaces Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 is a legislation which outlines and “provides A no-fault insurance plan to compensate workers for work-related injuries and diseases. It also allows employers to limit their financial exposure to the costs of workplace accidents through a collective…

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Evaluation of the Social Security Act

For the Social Security Act was created in to law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935. (History.com) The Social Security Act includes a seniority benefits program, unemployment protection, medical coverage for those in economic stress, economic assistance for widows and their children, and monetary assistance for incapacitated individuals. The overall purpose for Social Security was to…

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An Analysis of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Abstract This paper examines the effectiveness of the Americans with Disabilities Act using current and historical data on employment ratios and median income from several government sources.  The paper also includes the results of a simple survey from a small convenience sample designed to collect anecdotal evidence of the impact of this important legislation.  Furthermore,…

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An Examination of La Vía Campesina’s Global Campaign for Agrarian Reform

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Progress Report for “An Examination of La Vía Campesina’s Global Campaign for Agrarian Reform: History, Issues, and Successes Subject The essay will be about the effectiveness of La Vía Campesina Global Campaign for Agrarian Reform, and is tentatively entitled, “An Examination of La Vía Campesina’s Global Campaign for Agrarian Reform: History,…

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Annotated Bibliography on United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 5: Gender Equality

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Buvinić, M., Open Knowledge Repository, & World Bank e-Library. (2008). Equality for women: Where do we stand on millennium development goal 3? Washington, DC: World Bank. This book seeks to evaluate the Millennium Development Goal 3 (MDG3) of promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment in 122 countries. The eight chapters encompass the trends…

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Annotated Bibliography: Raising the Minimum Wage

THESIS STATEMENT:  The debate for minimum wage increase should focus primarily on America’s multinational corporate employers and not the small business economy because of the threat it would pose to small business owners. Arguments against raising the minimum wage defy reality. (2014, Apr 15). Portland Press Herald Retrieved from https://libauth.purdueglobal.edu/login?url=https://search-proquest-com.libauth.purdueglobal.edu/docview/1561037256?accountid=34544 Susan Feiner, a journalist from the Portland Press…

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Arguments For and Against the Legalisation of Marijuana in New Zealand

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   This essay will discuss the arguments for and against the legalisation of Marijuana. Firstly, the history of Marijuana use in New Zealand will be discussed. Followed by the physiological and psychological effects and mechanism’s behind Marijuana use. Thirdly, the social factors of marijuana use, such as criminal activity and conviction rates…

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ASBO Order for Environmental Health Legislation

Write a cabinet paper on the potential for ASBO’s to contribute to the effective enforcement of legislation enforced by environmental health departments. The following are the arguments in favour of ASBO’s contributing or having the potential to contribute to the effective enforcement of the legislation carried out by environmental health departments across the country. The…

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Assessment of UK Policy Approaches to Poverty Reduction

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Compare, contrast and critically assess two differing approaches to the relief of poverty. Introduction Poverty is a social problem and how best to deal with it has been the object of study and research since the nineteenth century. Townsend (1979) has defined poverty thus: Get Help With Your Essay If you…

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A Study On Common Assessment Framework Social Policy Essay

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   This essay will discuss why Common Assessment Framework was introduced to Children’s Services, what it attempts to achieve and whether or not it has been successful, the concept behind it and briefly, the difficulties in working with other health professionals to get the Common Assessment Framework to do what it was…

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A Study On The Social Security Social Policy Essay

Social security defined as ‘… the protection which society provides for its members through a series of public measures against the economic and social distress that otherwise would be caused by the stoppage or substantial reduction of earnings resulting from sickness, maternity, employment injury, invalidity and death’ (ILO 1984:3), is perennial and ubiquitous as human…

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Awareness And Understanding Work Life Balance

Chapter 1 Introduction Public awareness and understanding of the term ‘work-life balance’ has grown dramatically in recent years. The high level of interest among employers, consultants, and the media has generated a healthy business in conferences, websites and guides. It is a growth area in academia too, encompassing diverse disciplines including economics, social policy, feminism,…

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Proposal to De-criminalise Recreational Cannabis Use in Australia

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   In Australia there is a metaphorical ‘war on drugs’ that has failed comprehensively and as a result there is an ever-increasing level of support for the movement for drug reform.[1] There are a plethora of drug offences that relate to cannabis and a variety of statutory doctrines covered by both Commonwealth and…

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Caregiver Experiences of of Public Services Following Child Trauma | Research Analysis

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Critical Appraisal of Qualitative Research Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation   Introduction Critically appraising qualitative research is essential for understanding the strengths, weaknesses, and implications of qualitative evidence. Understanding that there are no “perfect” studies, critical appraisal allows researchers to assess if and how flaws in a piece of research…

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Carnival Major Aspect Of Trinidadian Culture Social Policy Essay

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   What is culture? According to La Belle and Ward (1996), a current definition of culture encompasses the shared attributes which delineate one group as separate from another ( p. 28). A slightly more specific definition for this very broad term comes from Frantz Fanon who says that a “culture is first…

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Challenges of Infrastucture Planning in England: A Case Stufy

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Explain the infrastructure planning system in England and critically assess the challenges of infrastructure planning in England with a case study of a major infrastructure sector. Globally, the introduction of a specialised planning system in the late 19thcentury was due to and to reform to the poor living conditions and the…

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Changes In Policies Directed Toward Poverty Social Policy Essay

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   This assignment will examine the transformation of social welfare policy that was established and implemented during the course of the 19th and early 20th centuries to address the problem of poverty and to assist ‘the poor’ at a time when rapid industrialisation hit Britain. These policies had been developed throughout this…

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