Faith-Based Social Services: Measures, Assessments, and

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The development of welfare states An early version of the welfare state appeared in China during the Song Dynasty in the 11th century. Providing free schooling or healthcare is often not sufficient, because there is an opportunity cost for the parents in, for example, sending children to school (lost labor power ), or in paying for the transportation costs of getting to a health clinic. Appropriate social services are needed to support individuals and their families in the communities who are affected by a chronic illness.

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