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Public Administration-Personal Responsibility

List and explain at least three strategies states used to respond to welfare reform following the implementation of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act of 1996. Relate your answer specifically to state discretionary rule-making and changes in the categorization of case studies.

Using the reference to Intervention Techniques For Integrating Ethics Into Agency Operations in Denhardt, Chapter 4, select the two most effective of the 13 Intervention Techniques for Integrating Ethics into Agency Operations and defend your choices.

Reference:

Denhardt, R.B., & Denhardt, J.V. (2009). Public administration: An action orientation: 2010 custom editiond. (6th ed.). Belmont, CA: Thompson - Wadsworth - Cengage Learning

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The response addresses the queries posted in 720 words with references.

//This paper has two sections, which talk about Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act or PRWOR that was passed in the US congress in 1996 under the rule of President Clinton. This bill added workforce development to welfare legislation in order to encourage employment among the poor. //

The 1996 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act or PRWOR was brought by the US congress in 1996, as a Welfare reform Act. It was seen by the government as a comprehensive welfare reform plan that helped in changing the country's welfare system by bringing the system of work in exchange for time-limited assistance. The act was seen much like HR4, the previous welfare bill that the President vetoed. The government had to face criticism for this bill from community activists, women's rights, social service advocacy, labor, minority and religious groups on the issue of changing the Aid given to the families with dependent children.

Strategies by the states to respond the welfare programs

The responses made by the states to the welfare programs were studied by HSR or Health Service Research who found that the responses of the states did not follow any pattern and were ...

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