U.S. social welfare system in comparison to other industrialized democracies

Paper instructions:
Discuss your perspective of the strengths and limitations of the U.S. social welfare system in comparison to other industrialized democracies. Include your perspective regarding the strengths and limitations of different approaches to lessen poverty and income inequality.

Your essay should be 5-6 pages long, be in APA format and cite at least 5 peer reviewed journal articles from the required course readings.