An Assessment of the Attitudes of the Personnel of Welfare-Oriented Governmental Agencies Toward the Poor

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This study explores and assesses the attitudes of the personnel of welfare-oriented governmental bureaucracies toward the poor. To fulfill these goals, a treatment and a control group were selected to compare their attitudes toward this group. They were measured by a disguised-structured instrument using the survey approach. It was found that the majority of respondents in both groups have a pro-poor attitude but it is more prevalent among the bureaucrats than among the students. In light of the knowledge we have of the effect of attitudes on the execution of policies, these results suggest that the policies governing the different ... continued below

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Valverde Rocha, Maria de la Luz August 1979.

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This study explores and assesses the attitudes of the personnel of welfare-oriented governmental bureaucracies toward the poor. To fulfill these goals, a treatment and a control group were selected to compare their attitudes toward this group. They were measured by a disguised-structured instrument using the survey approach.
It was found that the majority of respondents in both groups have a pro-poor attitude but it is more prevalent among the bureaucrats than among the students. In light of the knowledge we have of the effect of attitudes on the execution of policies, these results suggest that the policies governing the different programs studied are being executed to the advantage of the client.

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Valverde Rocha, Maria de la Luz. An Assessment of the Attitudes of the Personnel of Welfare-Oriented Governmental Agencies Toward the Poor, thesis, August 1979; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504558/: accessed July 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .