The Dynamics of Social Welfare Policy

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Abbott, Edith, 255
Abbott Laboratories, 391
ABC-TV, 441n.10
ablism, 200
abolition movement, 200–201, 208, 234
abortion rights, 31, 160, 176
antiabortion movement, 193
judicial activism and, 105
laissez-faire conservatism and, 136, 157
political opportunity structures theory and, 196, 197
pro-choice movement, 201, 215, 272
Reagan policies, 197
absolute calculation method of poverty, 67
Adams, Abigail, 205
Adams, John, 205
ADC. See Aid to Dependent Children
Addams, Jane, 241, 245, 246, 248, 369
addiction. See substance abuse
Adelphia Communications, 88
Administration on Aging, 42–43
adoption, 48, 273
Adoption and Safe Families Act (1997), 48
Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act (1980), 48
adult care centers, 24, 419
Adult Employment Service, 317, 320–21
Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, The (television program), 154
advertising, 132
advocacy groups, 397. See also specific groups
advocacy services, 50
Aetna, 397
AFDC. See Aid to Families with Dependent Children
affirmative action, 197, 222, 272
collective action frames and, 215
conservative perspectives on, 163, 164
legislation, 30, 176
affordable housing, 338, 341, 344, 347, 349, 355– 61, 371
AFL, 203–4, 256
AFL-CIO, 84, 204
Africa, postcolonial, 259
African Americans, 197
antiblack movements, 192–93, 197–98
Black Power movement, 197, 200, 209, 217, 264
children living in no-parent families, 296
Democratic Party and, 209–10, 261–62
as elected officials, 238


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