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  • Social Welfare Essay

    this expensive social welfare. No one will be excluded from those social resources. The welfare will be distributed to those who are most in needed. According to Arrow (1950), social welfare is defined as “offering support to the social vulnerable groups or people facing financial difficulties, in order to secure their living quality, survival and development opportunities, which is beneficial to the whole society”. Through the provision of social welfare, the government can allow citizens to attach to different social resources. Scholars such as Tang (1998) suggested that the Hong Kong Government had been providing a wide range of civil service to the general public, namely compulsory education, public medical service and public rental housing. These services took a significant proportion of the government’s regular expenditure every year. Yet the Hong Kong Government insisted that these services are essential since it protects the basic rights of the civilians. The right to receive proper education and medical treatment are considered universal values in the world. If the service provider is not the Government, the operation costs may be difficult to cope with. The State therefore serves the general public as an access channel to different social welfare. Another function why the State should provide social welfare is because the related authorities will not exclude anyone in need. Once the needy fulfil the requirements, they are eligible to receive the social welfare.…

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  • The Pruitt-Igoe Myth Analysis

    affordable housing, but several decades later, it ended up as a ruined relic of the past. The Pruitt-Igoe Myth tells the story of the transformation of the American city, specifically that of St Louis, Missouri, in the developing era after the second world war, through the lens of the infamous Pruitt-Igoe housing development team and the residents of St. Louis who called the complex home. After WW2, many residents (specifically American whites) began to move to suburbia, phenomena known today as…

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  • Aging In Nursing Home Research Paper

    Introduction In the next several years, there is going to be a huge increase in the population of older adults. Because of this, financial resources are going to be stretched thin, long term care facilities are going to be overly population, and older adult will outnumber caregivers by immense amounts. Aging in place is one major way to help prevent these things from happening to the older adult population. Over 95% of older adults agree and would rather stay in their homes then being moved…

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  • National Housing Design Essay

    Changes in public housing designs In response and adaptation to the dynamic pace of physical and socio-economic development in the country, changes to housing design and density has been introduced and implemented over the years in the National Housing Program. These include changes from low to high density housing (4 units per acre to 12 units per acre) and introduction of semi-detached and terrace houses. Land allocated to eligible applicants has been reduced from two acres in the 1950’s to…

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  • Housing Discrimination

    Coalition(2016), housing discrimination affects people of all races, ethnicities, national origins and religions. Women, people with disabilities and families with children may also face barriers to their fair housing rights. For many families, discrimination in housing was brought to the forefront in the 1960s. In the United States before 1968, laws were not established to protect minorities from inequality and discrimination that occurred when attempting to purchase a house, or apartment.…

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  • DFWC Case Study

    “agreed to set up a fund from which a supplementary unemployment benefit would be paid to guarantee laid-off workers a proportion of their straight time after-tax pay.” This gave employees somewhat of an insurance while working of not getting laid off, and if they did they would have benefits to fall back on. Not only did the UAW work to improve working conditions, but they also supported and worked toward improving the living conditions of workers. One of their focuses in this area was public…

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  • Carl Mackley Houses Project

    The Post World War II it started in the 1930’s also called the atomic age. During this time veterans came from War World II and many veterans and their families did not have a house. Many activists were designing many different house projects for many people especially for veterans’ soldiers who came from war. At first the Federal Government created the Federal Housing Administration which was to provide loans to be borrowed for Americans to able to purchase a house. At first Americans need it…

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  • Thomas Sugrue's The Origins Of The Urban Crisis

    organizations that dictated the lives of thousands of African Americans. Only after deep research and a series of case studies was Sugrue able to determine that Detroit suffered through an urban crisis due to corrupt public housing policy, unequal employment opportunity, and racist community organizations. Immediately following WWII, Detroit’s public housing situation faced many problems; forces from all directions directly and negatively affected the lives of African American’s. There was a…

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  • A Raisin In The Sun Essay

    They went through the same struggles that a typical black family did during this time period. Growing up the youngest of four, her parents had a lot to work for. According to this article, her father was the founder of Lake Street Bank. This bank was one of the first banks for African Americans in Chicago. He also ran a successful real estate business to help support the family. Not only that, but Hansberry’s uncle, William Leo Hansberry, was a scholar of African studies at Howard University in…

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  • Implication Of Gentrification

    In the global city of Washington, DC, gentrification related to affordable housing and social/racial tensions is becoming more and more prevalent. This, in turn, is affecting the future of the community and having adverse implications for the city’s old and new inhabitants. Gentrification is the practice of revitalizing or reforming a community to appeal to higher-class tastes, most often the tastes of the white middle-class. While gentrification is sometimes associated with increases in…

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