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Welfare Reform on the Web (November 2001): Services for the Disabled - Overseas

THE PERILS OF COMPENSATION IN SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY: DISABILITY POLICY IN ISRAEL

J. Gal

Social Service Review, vol.75, 2001, p.225-244

Article clarifies the meaning of compensation as an allocative principle in the social welfare context and distinguishes it from two other principles, need and insurance. The implications of employing these principles to determine eligibility for benefits under welfare programmes is illustrated by an examination of disability policy in Israel.

PROVIDING FOR DISABLED CHILDREN IN THE COMMUNITY IN UKRAINE AFTER COMMUNISM: A WESTERN PERSPECTIVE

G. Bridge

Social Work in Europe, vol.8, no.2, 2001, p.2-9

Focusing on a western perspective on community care, this article looks at care provided by families for disabled children in the Ukraine. It looks at the issues surrounding disability in the Soviet Union during communism and disabled children in the Ukraine during the period of transition from communism. It includes care in the community; NGOs; self-help groups; education; medical treatment and day care provision.

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