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课程概述

Course 4 discusses four populations: families, poor families, people with disabilities, and people as they age. This course addresses issues of power, oppression, and white supremacy. -The first module identifies the needs of children and the role of the state in child development. We will explore changes in the family and the resulting debates about how to best support families and child development. We’ll appraise family leave and child care programs for their role in supporting paid work and in strengthening child development, as well as income support efforts including the child tax credit and proposals for a family allowance. -The second module begins with a description of child poverty—both the forces leading to it, and its effects. This module also describes public support programs and critiques the debates surrounding them. -The third module focuses on persons living with disabilities, evaluating the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act. We will also critique the processes of establishing a disability social insurance program and the public aid programs that make people with disabilities eligible for income support and health support. -The final module begins with a report on the aging of the U.S. population. Building on this, we’ll examine social insurance programs and public aid programs for seniors for their longterm viability, and assess the various reforms that have been proposed to stabilize these programs. The course is part of a sequence in social policy that has an HONORS TRACK. This track will prepare the learner for masters-level work in policy, which involves reading the literature, writing concise summaries and probing critiques. Over the sequence the learner will develop a policy analysis that will create a foundation for professional policy analyst assignments....

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BB

Apr 30, 2020

An amazing teacher who loves his subject. The teacher takes the time to explain everything about the systems, what is wrong with them and how they could possibly be fixed.

AA

May 14, 2020

Helped me to look into social lifestyle of Families, Seniors and Those with Disabilities ,which help me to develop as good citizen for myself

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创建者 L. M

Dec 14, 2019

Great course for those entering the field of social services and social policy! Packed with information. The wording of a couple of quiz questions was tricky. but thankfully learners are able to retake quiz without penalty. THANK YOU!

创建者 Brianna B

Apr 30, 2020

An amazing teacher who loves his subject. The teacher takes the time to explain everything about the systems, what is wrong with them and how they could possibly be fixed.

创建者 AAKARSHIT A

May 14, 2020

Helped me to look into social lifestyle of Families, Seniors and Those with Disabilities ,which help me to develop as good citizen for myself

创建者 Parisse D

Apr 12, 2020

this course is very informative and easy to navigate especially if you have never took online classes.. I highly recommend this course.

创建者 Mizanur R

Sep 17, 2019

Excellent course content. The courses made me curious to know about the subject. Thanks

创建者 KARMANYA D

May 29, 2020

Gave an insight about what can be done to correct the current happenings and laws.

创建者 VIDHU S

May 02, 2020

Really good Course if you want to increase your social skills.

创建者 SHUBHANK D

May 19, 2020

good to learn about social life and families

创建者 Abhishek K

Jun 19, 2020

Good to learn something interesting

创建者 Michael L B J

Aug 17, 2020

Un excelente curso.

创建者 yvonne v

Jun 30, 2020

It was very informational. I liked the fact that you learn at your own pace. The only thing I didn't like it took a long for assignment to get graded.

创建者 Renata T

Aug 06, 2020

This was a very informative course. I wish there were more visuals in the presentations.