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Titles XIX and XXI: Medicaid and the State Child Health Insurance Program

Andrew W. Dobelstein

in Understanding the Social Security Act: The Foundation of Social Welfare for America in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195366891
eISBN:
9780199894208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366891.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Both Medicaid and the State Child Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) are medical assistance programs. Federal funds are granted to states to help defray the costs of providing medical services to ... More


The National Health Service In England: Some facts about general practice

Richard M. Titmuss

in Essays on the Welfare State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349518
eISBN:
9781447349525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349518.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter considers the various reasons which help to determine whether the record of the Health Service is one of progress and success. Some of the more important ones become explicable only when ... More


Essays on the Welfare State

Richard M. Titmuss

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349518
eISBN:
9781447349525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349518.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The author of this book was a pioneer in the field of social administration (now social policy) and this reissued classic contains a selection of his most famous writing on social issues. It covers ... More


The supply of blood in England and Wales and the United States

Richard M. Titmuss

in The Gift Relationship: From Human Blood to Social Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349570
eISBN:
9781447349587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349570.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter assesses the supply of blood in England and Wales and the United States. It presents the main national statistics in the increase in blood donation between the introduction of the ... More


Indicators, Assessments, and Benchmarking of the Quality and Governance of Public Human Development Services

Ariel Fiszbein, Dena Ringold, and Halsey Rogers

in Improving Public Services: International Experiences in Using Evaluation Tools to Measure Program Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190646059
eISBN:
9780190646073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646059.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Social Policy

This chapter makes the case for measuring both governance policies and the quality of service delivery in health and education. It develops a framework for identifying useful indicators and offers ... More


The NHS after 10 years of New Labour

Calum Paton

in Modernising the welfare state: The Blair legacy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420404
eISBN:
9781447302834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420404.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter reviews New Labour's health policy, focusing on the modernization of the NHS. New Labour has influenced levels of NHS expenditure for the future by its financial settlements for the NHS ... More


The Hospital and Its Patients1

Richard M. Titmuss

in Essays on the Welfare State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349518
eISBN:
9781447349525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349518.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter discusses the significance of the hospital as a social institution. It is one of the most complex of social institutions — an institution which in recent years has grown immensely in its ... More


Worker's eye view of neoliberalism and Hurricane Katrina

Marla S. McCulloch

in Social work in extremis: Lessons for social work internationally

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427182
eISBN:
9781447303558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427182.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The profound physical destruction of Hurricane Katrina (and subsequent Hurricane Rita) was compounded by social and political problems already firmly entrenched before the storms hit. The disaster ... More


On the post-Brexit prospects for social policy in the UK

Robert Pinker

in Social Policy and Welfare Pluralism: Selected Writings of Robert Pinker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447323556
eISBN:
9781447323570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323556.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In this afterthought, Robert Pinker reflects on the prospects for social policy in the UK after Brexit. On 23 June 2016. the UK electorate voted to leave the European Union. The process of exiting ... More


Empowerment on an Unstable Planet: From Seeds of Human Energy to a Scale of Global Change

Daniel C. Taylor, Carl E. Taylor, and Jesse O. Taylor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199842964
eISBN:
9780190258443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199842964.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Since World War II, development projects have invested more than two trillion dollars towards health services, poverty alleviation, education, food security, and environmental initiatives around the ... More


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