Human Services in Contemporary America

Sociology

Quiz 2 :

Groups in Need

Quiz 2 :

Groups in Need

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The self-sufficiency threshold suggests that a family needs less money to get by than the official poverty threshold.
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One difference between abuse and neglect of a child is that:
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The aged poor, young children, and handicapped persons are likely to be classified among the:
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The preferred treatment for child abuse has been shown to be:
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Parents who abuse their children:
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According to government regulations, food stamps:
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The number of reported cases of child maltreatment is probably less than the number of actual cases.
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Current trends in family composition result in more time for parental supervision of children
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The number of reported cases of child abuse has decreased sharply in recent decades.
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Which of the following is not an indirect result of unemployment?
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It appears that the states of the union will play a decreasing role in managing welfare programs in the coming years.
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All states in the U.S.pay the same proportion of aid to AFDC recipients.
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Parents Anonymous is a self-help organization.
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The welfare system has been criticized on the grounds that it:
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According to your text, the program most people are talking about when they refer to "welfare" is:
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Child abuse almost always repeats itself in successive generations.
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The most reliable cases of child abuse come from parents seeking custody of a child.
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Domestic violence in the gay and lesbian community is estimated to have similar prevalence rates as in heterosexual communities.
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Workers who have been laid off may be considered able-bodied poor.
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Eligibility standards for welfare benefits are set by:
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