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Social Welfare: A History of the American Response to Need

Social Welfare: A History of the American Response to Need - 7th edition

Social Welfare: A History of the American Response to Need - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780205522156

ISBN10: 0205522157

Social Welfare: A History of the American Response to Need by June Axinn - ISBN 9780205522156
Edition: 7TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No
Social Welfare: A History of the American Response to Need by June Axinn - ISBN 9780205522156

ISBN13: 9780205522156

ISBN10: 0205522157

Edition: 7TH 08

Other Editions of Social Welfare: A History of the American Response to Need

Summary

''Social Welfare, Seventh Edition, describes and analyzes the ideas that have shaped the history of social welfare - from the Colonial Period to the present day. It offers a comprehensive examination of the history of social welfare that explores the ideas and the economic and political forces that have shaped policy development, providing students with a foundation for understanding current policies.''--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction p. 1
The colonial period : 1647-1776 p. 14
The pre-Civil War period : 1777-1860 p. 37
The Civil War and after : 1860-1900 p. 84
Progress and reform : 1900-1930 p. 127
The Depression and the New Deal : 1930-1940 p. 173
War and prosperity : 1940-1968 p. 228
Conservative resurgence and social change : 1968-1992 p. 279
Social welfare and the information society : 1992-2007 p. 317
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Other Editions of Social Welfare: A History of the American Response to Need

Social Welfare by June Axinn - ISBN 9780205001910
Social Welfare : A History of the American Response to Need, 6/E by June Axinn and Mark J. Stern - ISBN 9780205386864