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Digital Applications in the Federal Government: The Social Security Administration, the Bureau of the Census, and the U.S. Postal Service

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand, Vol 3: How Computers Changed the Work of American Public Sector Industries

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195165869
eISBN:
9780199868025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165869.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter discusses the impact of IT on the work of the Social Security Administration (SSA), the Bureau of the Census, and the US Postal Service (USPS). All three organizations extensively use ... More


The Other Chicago School: The School of Social Service Administration

Anya Jabour

in Sophonisba Breckinridge: Championing Women's Activism in Modern America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042676
eISBN:
9780252051524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042676.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 5 details Breckinridge’s collaboration with Edith Abbott at the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration, exploring the pair’s distinctive approach to the ... 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


Social Administration in a Changing Society1

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/9781447349518.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter argues that the future of social administration depends, to some extent, on the future of the great experiments in social service which have been launched in Britain in recent years. To ... More


The Gift Relationship: From Human Blood to Social Policy

Richard Titmuss

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349570
eISBN:
9781447349587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349570.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book's author was a pioneer in the field of social administration (now social policy). In this reissued classic, listed by the New York Times as one of the 10 most important books of the year ... More


Academic Activism: Social Science and Social Reform in Progressive-Era Chicago

Anya Jabour

in Sophonisba Breckinridge: Championing Women's Activism in Modern America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042676
eISBN:
9780252051524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042676.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 4 examines Breckinridge’s participation in social reform in the Progressive era. In conjunction with Jane Addams and other women reformers associated with Hull House, Breckinridge advocated ... More


The subject of social administration

Pete Alcock

in Welfare and wellbeing: Richard Titmuss's contribution to social policy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342997
eISBN:
9781447304203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342997.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter deals with the appointment of Richard Titmuss, which is described as ‘social administration’. The professional association which he later co-sponsored is initially called the Social ... More


Idealist thought, social policy and the rediscovery of informal care

John Offer

in An intellectual history of British social policy: Idealism versus non-idealism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345318
eISBN:
9781447301455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345318.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter argues that the marked upswing of interest in informal care in the UK beginning in the 1970s reflected a reaction to some features of the work of Richard Titmuss and ‘traditional social ... More


The right to welfare

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/9781447323556.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In this chapter, Robert Pinker discusses T.H. Marshall's concern with welfare pluralism, his study of citizenship and welfare, and his contribution to the development of social policy and ... More


Introduction

Edward D. Berkowitz and Larry DeWitt

in The Other Welfare: Supplemental Security Income and U.S. Social Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451737
eISBN:
9780801467332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451737.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This introductory chapter discusses the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, which provides “monthly cash payments in accordance with uniform, nationwide eligibility requirements to needy ... More


Systems, Games, and the Player: Did We Manage to Become Human?

Henry Sussman

in Around the Book: Systems and Literacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823232833
eISBN:
9780823241170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823232833.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Play may well emerge as one of the most productive rubrics under which to group the possibilities and strategies for assessing the give, resistance, or openness conditioning the overarchingness or ... More


Conclusion

Edward D. Berkowitz and Larry DeWitt

in The Other Welfare: Supplemental Security Income and U.S. Social Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451737
eISBN:
9780801467332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451737.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This concluding chapter argues that the creators of Supplemental Security Income (SSI)—a triumvirate of Nixon administration officials, Social Security Administration (SSA) employees, and ... More


Introduction: Genres of Welfare History

Lawrence Goldman (ed.)

in Welfare and Social Policy in Britain Since 1870: Essays in Honour of Jose Harris

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198833048
eISBN:
9780191871399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833048.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The introduction to this book considers the ways in which the history of modern social welfare in Britain has been written and explained. These approaches include biographical and prosopographical ... More


Demographics and the Political Sustainability of Pay-as-You-Go Social Security

Theodore C. Bergstrom and John L. Hartman

in Pension Strategies in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062725
eISBN:
9780262272575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062725.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses the factors that affect the political support for pay-as-you-go (PAYG) retirement plans in the U.S., including the impact of changes in social security benefits on the value of ... More


The Machinery of Government

in The Disinherited Society: A Personal View of Social Responsibility in Liverpool During the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238003
eISBN:
9781846317354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317354.008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the author's encounter with the realities of the feminine dilemma and her realisation of the importance sound administration in improving the relationship between society and ... More


Optimal Response to a Transitory Demographic Shock

Juan C. Conesa and Carlos Garriga

in Pension Strategies in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062725
eISBN:
9780262272575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062725.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses the optimal response to a transitory demographic shock that negatively affects the financing of retirement pensions. It reveals the increase in the dependency ratio of the ... More


Innovation

David Stoesz

in Building Better Social Programs: How Evidence Is Transforming Public Policy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190945572
eISBN:
9780190945602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945572.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

Evidence-based policy can serve as a disruptive innovation if it is modified in accord with the circumstances of the typical agency director. Behavioral economics has implications for introducing ... More


Long-Term Planning and Legal Issues

Michael Ellis

in Caring for Autism: Practical Advice from a Parent and Physician

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190259358
eISBN:
9780197559574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259358.003.0014
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Please be aware that I am not an attorney and the following information should not be considered legal advice. The information contained in this chapter is what I have learned as a parent of a ... More


Article 163 TFEU

Leo Flynn

in The EU Treaties and the Charter of Fundamental Rights: A Commentary

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198794561
eISBN:
9780191927874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759393.003.270
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Article 147 EC The Fund shall be administered by the Commission.


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