Poverty, Hunger, and the Welfare System: Hearing Before the Select Committee on Hunger, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, Second Session, Hearing Held in Washington, DC, August 5, 1986

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Halaman 163 - family" refers to a group of two or more persons related by blood, marriage, or adoption and residing together; all such persons are considered as members of the same family.
Halaman 119 - Except for purposes of sections 402(d) , 402(e) , 402(f ) , 423 and 425 of this title, the term "disability" means (A) inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment which can be expected to result in death or has lasted or can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less than 12 months...
Halaman 97 - What about the sharp rise in the fraction of all black births to unmarried women? The birth rate to unmarried black women fell 13 percent between 1970 and 1980, but the birth rate to married black women fell even more — by 38 percent; thus, the fraction of births to unmarried women rose. During the same period the unmarried birth rate to whites rose by 27 percent. It seems difficult to argue that AFDC was a major influence in unmarried births when there was simultaneously a rise in the birth rate...
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Halaman 86 - But current transfer policies do relatively little to help the poor achieve self-sufficiency or to ameliorate some of the serious social problems attending poverty.
Halaman 71 - Committee mav be able to contribute to easing the problems of the homeless. In addition, I believe we must address the overall problem of the welfare system in the United States. I would like to mention two issues that are closely tied to our hearing today. First is employment and training programs. Improving the ability of able bodied persons to get and keep jobs - and therefore to become taxpayers - is an integral part of the debate on poverty. There are several programs available through the existing...
Halaman 124 - BUREAU OF THE CENSUS John G. Keane, Director CL Kincannon, Deputy Director William P. Butz, Associate Director for Demographic Fields POPULATION DIVISION Roger A. Herriot, Chief SUGGESTED CITATION US Bureau of the Census, Current Population Reports, Series P-20, No.

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