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The first modern government-supported social welfare program for broad groups of people, not just the poor, was undertaken by the German government in 1883. Social service organizations address a wide range of low-income families’ needs. The term “rehoming” was lifted from a practice that is used to find new homes for pets. A social welfare function such that every addition of an individual with positive welfare is considered to improve the social situation will generate extreme populationist evaluations—for example, the judgment that a larger population always makes a situation better, provided the larger population is large enough, no matter how low individual welfare is in this situation.

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Publisher: Springer Publishing Company; 1 edition (December 28, 2007)

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