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A New Era of Church-State Cooperation

in God's Economy: Faith-Based Initiatives and the Caring State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226134833
eISBN:
9780226134857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226134857.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In 1996, the U.S. Congress passed a set of provisions known as “charitable choice,” part of the landmark welfare reform bill signed by President Bill Clinton that year. Charitable choice allowed ... More


Religion and Welfare Reform: Old Battles and New Directions

in God's Economy: Faith-Based Initiatives and the Caring State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226134833
eISBN:
9780226134857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226134857.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how charitable choice and the faith-based initiative departed from conventional conservative thinking on welfare reform and the role of the state. It discusses debates within ... More


Policies and Programs

Jeff Levin

in Religion and Medicine: A History of the Encounter Between Humanity's Two Greatest Institutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190867355
eISBN:
9780190867386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867355.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

Chapter 8 details the long-standing history in the United States of official position statements by religious institutions and organizations regarding medical and healthcare issues, legislation, and ... More


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