Times, Aug. 20th 2001, p.10
Reports that John DiIulio, head of the White House Office of Faith-Based Initiatives, has resigned after seven months in post. The idea of channelling government funds to religious groups who provide welfare services has been attacked both by Democrats and religious conservatives.
Social Work in Europe, Vol.8, no. 2, 2001, p.40-44
Article looks at the relevance of the Nice Treaty and the Charter to Social Policy.
Social Service Review, Vol.75, 2001, p.318-336
Through a reinterpretation of the Commerce Clause of the US Constitution, which is the anchor for many civil rights and social welfare laws, the Supreme Court has severely curtailed the power of the federal government to enact progressive legislation. The Court is signalling its willingness to shift the locus of policy making away from the federal government by aggressively curtailing federal power to legislate in certain areas, including welfare.