social problem ( Social Security ) There are 2 parts to this assignment A (4 pages ) and assignment B (2 pages ) Assignment A: (4-6 pages) The first section of the assignment will provide background information/ analysis of the social problem, legislative history and a specific program developed to address the problem. This section of the paper should address the following issues: 1. The social context a). Describe the social problem (definition, subtype, magnitude etc.). b). How is the problem understood (causal explanation) c). Who are the key figures and groups affected by this problem? 2. Current policy to address the problem a). Provide a brief description of the most current policy (include the policy title and date of passage) b). What are the stated goals and objectives of the policy c). Is it a national, state or local policy? Assignment B: (1-2 pages) This section of the assignment will focus on a critical analysis of a selected program/service based on the policy described above. The section should address the following issues: 1. Goals and objectives a). Identify a major social welfare program/service implemented as a result of the policy described above b). what are the stated goals and objectives of the program/service c). What are the values underlying these goals? Midterm (A and B) Sections A and B should be approximately 6-8 double spaced pages including references, 12- point Times New Roman font and 1-inch margins. Please spell check, and cite when necessary. References should be formatted according to the APA Publication Manual. Sources for this assignment can include textbooks, assigned readings, policy institutes, scholarly journals and other reputable sources. Internet sources are acceptable but should be peer reviewed. Wikipedia is not allowed. The website congress.gov can be used to locate relevant legislation.