Broader Term: social problems4 Documents

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Incidence of dependency (e.g., orphans, widows, deserted and divorced wives, families of the disabled and alcoholics, families of invalids and criminals); attitudes toward dependency; care and support of dependents (e.g., adoption, support by relatives, private charity, public relief); special institutions for dependents (e.g., orphanages); etc.

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