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Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Economics.

A system of available payments in cash or in kind which will keep people's incomes from falling below some socially accepted minimum level. This needs to cover old age, sickness and...

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The Social Safety Net: Patients, Paupers, and Pensioners

Larry Lankton.

in Cradle to Grave

February 1993; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 9541 words.

The more successful companies had the wherewithal to provide employees' families with greater protection against the harsher shocks of life. Company-sponsored medical services made up a key...

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The Social Safety Net, Health Care, and the Great Recession

Thomas Gais, Donald Boyd and Lucy Dadayan.

in The Oxford Handbook of State and Local Government Finance

March 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Public Economics; Health, Education, and Welfare. 19466 words.

Safety net programs are those that assist people who have great difficulty in meeting basic needs such as food, clothing, shelter, and medical care, and those who have been unable to find...

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Economic Insecurity and Access to the Social Safety Net among Latino Farmworker Families

Yolanda C. Padilla, Jennifer L. Scott and Olivia Lopez.

in Social Work

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social Work. 4574 words.

Farmworkers experience pervasive economic insecurity in part because of the seasonal nature of agricultural work and limited employment protections. Yet little is known about the adequacy...

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social safety net

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Economics.

A system of available payments in cash or in kind which will keep people's incomes from falling below some socially accepted minimum level. This needs to cover old age, sickness and...

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social safety net

John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles.

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 67 words.

A system of available payments in cash or in kind which will keep people's incomes from falling below some socially

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social safety net

Nigar Hashimzade, Gareth Myles and John Black.

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 68 words.

A system of available payments in cash or in kind which will keep people’s incomes from falling below some socially accepted minimum level. This needs to cover old age, sickness and...

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social safety net

Edited by John Black, Nigar Hashimzade and Gareth Myles.

in A Dictionary of Economics

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economics. 68 words.

A system of available payments in cash or in kind which will keep people's incomes from falling below some socially accepted minimum level. This needs to cover old age, sickness and...

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social safety net

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 69 words.

A combination of tax-supported, voluntary, and charitable community agencies that provide services for many kinds of disadvantaged people in most

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social safety net

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 69 words.

A combination of tax-supported, voluntary, and charitable community agencies that provide services for many kinds of disadvantaged people in most

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The Expanding Social Safety Net

Casey B. Mulligan.

in The Redistribution Recession

November 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Economics. 21233 words.

Inflation-adjusted spending on means-tested subsidies has increased sharply since 2007, and most of the growth was due to changes in eligibility rules, and increases in subsidies per...

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Falling Through the Social Safety Net: Food Stamp Use and Nonuse Among Older Impoverished Americans

Esme Fuller-Thomson and Melissa Redmond.

in The Gerontologist

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 6716 words.

Purpose:  Older adults are less likely than any other age group to use the federal Food Stamp Program. The personal and social costs of elderly diet...

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SOCIAL TIES AS A SAFETY NET? HOW RELATIONSHIPS INFLUENCE AFFECTIVE EXPERIENCE DURING SOLITUDE

in The Gerontologist

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 180 words.

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Blanche D. Coll. Safety Net: Welfare and Social Security, 1929–1979. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press. 1995. Pp. xiii, 347. $47.00

Walter I. Trattner.

in The American Historical Review

April 1997; p ublished online April 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: World History. 0 words.

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Perkins, Frances (1880–1965)

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History. 726 words.

Frances Perkins was the driving force behind many of the programs that came to form the federal social safety net

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Social Welfare Policy and Living Standards between the Wars

George R. Boyer.

in The Winding Road to the Welfare State

December 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic History. 17967 words.

This chapter describes the interwar expansion of social welfare policies and their role in alleviating economic insecurity in an era of unprecedented unemployment. The social security...

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Welfare Policy

Price V. Fishback.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Economic History

September 2018; p ublished online December 2018 .

Article. Subjects: United States History. 13069 words.

The expansion of the safety net in the United States was one of the major changes in the economy in the twentieth century. The public safety net evolved from poverty relief programs run by...

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Social Welfare and Industrial Relations

Yung Chul Park.

in Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia

December 2005; p ublished online February 2006 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business and Management. 4559 words.

The role of government is changing from that of leading economic development to leading social development. Two key areas are explored: the need for East Asian governments to make policy...

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Checks

Lisa Servon.

in Paid

May 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 744 words.

In 1940, the first monthly Social Security payment in the form of a paper check was issued. Social Security was established by the United States government as a universal retirement system...

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