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A New Deal for the Alien

Cybelle Fox

in Three Worlds of Relief: Race, Immigration, and the American Welfare State from the Progressive Era to the New Deal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152233
eISBN:
9781400842582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152233.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on the Social Security Act and the disparate treatment of blacks, Mexicans, and European immigrants in the administration of Social Security, Unemployment Insurance, Aid to ... More


Impact of genetic information and genetic counseling on public health

Judith L. Benkendorf, Beth N. Peshkin, and Caryn Lerman

in Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century: Using Genetic Information to Improve Health and Prevent Disease

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195128307
eISBN:
9780199864485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128307.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the evolution of the genetic counseling process as an integral part of genetic health and medical care. It discusses the settings in which genetic counseling presently occurs and ... More


U.S. Food and Nutrition Programs

Janet Currie

in Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226533568
eISBN:
9780226533575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226533575.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The U.S. government operates a wide variety of food and nutrition programs (FANPs), which reach an estimated one out of every five Americans every day. Most FANPs were developed with the primary goal ... More


Utopia Haunted: Loss and Hope in the Nuclear Pacific

Teresa Shewry

in Hope At Sea: Possible Ecologies in Oceanic Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691579
eISBN:
9781452952390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691579.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter five engages literary writing about oceanic places heavily affected by nuclear weapons testing programs, some of the most brutally damaged living places on Earth. France, the United Kingdom, ... More


Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States

Robert A. Moffitt (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226533568
eISBN:
9780226533575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226533575.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Few United States government programs are as controversial as those designed to aid the poor. From tax credits to medical assistance, aid to needy families is surrounded by debate—on what benefits ... More


Epilogue: Legacies of US Cold War Policies and the Ongoing Quest for Justice in the Marshall Islands

Martha Smith-Norris

in Domination and Resistance: The United States and the Marshall Islands during the Cold War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847623
eISBN:
9780824869014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847623.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The Epilogue emphasizes Washington’s strategic interests in the Marshall Islands after the Cold War. It also discusses the Marshall Islanders’ ongoing quest for justice from the United States. ... More


Domination and Resistance: The United States and the Marshall Islands during the Cold War

Martha Smith-Norris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847623
eISBN:
9780824869014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847623.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book is about domination and resistance in the Pacific during the Cold War. In the race against the Soviet Union for nuclear supremacy, the United States tested a vast array of nuclear bombs and ... More


The Earned Income Tax Credit

V. Joseph Hotz and John Karl Scholz

in Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226533568
eISBN:
9780226533575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226533575.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) has been one of the fastest-growing means-tested programs in the country. It provides a refundable tax credit to families with earnings that can be as high as ... More


Skylab, the Apollo-Soyuz Test Program, and Other Development Suits

Bill Ayrey

in Lunar Outfitters: Making the Apollo Space Suit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066578
eISBN:
9780813058849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066578.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the space suits used aboard the Skylab and Apollo-Soyuz Test Program flights and outlines their differences from the lunar mission suits. It includes details of advanced suits ... More


US Nuclear Experiments and the Bikinians: The “Nuclear Nomads” Revisited

Martha Smith-Norris

in Domination and Resistance: The United States and the Marshall Islands during the Cold War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847623
eISBN:
9780824869014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847623.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Chapter Two explains why the United States decided to test 23 nuclear weapons at Bikini Atoll between 1946 and 1958. It also discusses the effects and implications of the US testing program on ... More


Stimulus Presentation

Zhong-Lin Lu and Barbara Dosher

in Visual Psychophysics: From Laboratory to Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019453
eISBN:
9780262314930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019453.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

Typical experiments in visual psychophysics present a sequence of one or more images called a “movie” to the observer and collect responses. In this chapter, we introduce the basic terminology and ... More


The Design of Social Policy and Welfare Systems

Vito Tanzi

in The Economics of Government: Complexity and the Practice of Public Finance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198866428
eISBN:
9780191898563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866428.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Public and Welfare

Most advanced countries over the past eight decades have created various social programs which have become fully-fledged welfare systems. Many countries developed means-tested programs aimed at ... More


Visual Psychophysics: From Laboratory to Theory

Zhong-Lin Lu and Barbara Dosher

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019453
eISBN:
9780262314930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019453.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

Vision is one of the most active areas in biomedical research, and visual psychophysical techniques are a foundational methodology for this research enterprise. Visual psychophysics, which studies ... More


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