During the Elizabethan poor law of 1601, a widow seeking assistance was not easily accommodated. In the event, a widow was able bodied she would be placed in a workhouse to provide for herself and risk possibly being separated from her children. According to Jansson (2009), though able bodied individuals were forced to work in workhouses as part of their contribution to the system, The Elizabeth poor law was in fact a beneficial policy, as it provided assistance for individuals in need (Jansson, 2009). However, given the fact that Ms. Apple is African American, the laws did not seek to cater to her needs during that time. Unfortunately, African American Women were not privy to th...
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...hese groups to progress presenting more opportunities and altering or changing the rules and regulation of our country to accommodate all. However, the realization is that our society will continue to have groups that are dominate and subordinate, which can intimidate other groups. This is where the position of a social worker along with their clients can advocate for their rights and the kind of services that will be required.
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