New History of Social Welfare

ISBN-10: 0205052738

ISBN-13: 9780205052738

Edition: 7th 2013

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A look at the evolution of social welfare A New History of Social Welfarelooks at the evolution of social welfare from early human history to the present day. The text demonstrates the institution’s social control elements as well as those intended to help the disadvantaged.  Learning GoalsUpon completing this book, readers will be able to:Understand the history of social welfareSee how historical trends, problems and programs relate to current social welfare issuesUnderstand the evolution of conflicting social values Note:MySearchLab with eText does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit:www.mysearchlab.comor you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205222951 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205222957 
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Book details

List price: $154.20
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 7/27/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 552
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.914
Language: English

In this Section:
Brief Table of Contents
Full Table of Contentst
Brief Table of Contents
Values in Social Welfare
The Institution of Social Welfare
The Beginnings of Social Welfare
Feudalism and the Welfare State
Social Welfare Moves to the Americas
America to the Civil War
The American Welfare System Begins
The Progressive Era, War, and Recovery
The Great Depression and Social Security for Americans
Civil and Welfare Rights in the New Reform Era
The Return to the Past
The Reactionary Vision
The Decline of Social Responsibility
Spiraling Down to Welfare Past
Political Stonewalls
Values in Social Welfare
Values in Social Welfare
American Social Values
Issues of Discrimination
Conclusion: Values and Power
Notes
The Institution of Social Welfare
The Meaning of Social Institutional
Perspectives on Social Welfare
The Scope of Social Welfare
The Profession of Social Work
Conclusion: Social Work and Social Control
Notes
The Beginnings of Social Welfare
Prehistory and social Welfare
The Beginnings of History: 6000-1200 B.C.E.
Moving Into the Iron Age: 1200-400 B.C.E.
Greece, Christianity, and the Roman Empire
Conclusion: Beginnings of Charity and Control
Notes
Feudalism and the Welfare State
The Dark and Middle Ages
The Dissolution of Feudalism
The Protestant Reformation: New Meanings for Work and Social Welfare in England: The Tudor Period
The Industrial Revolution and the Emergence of Capitalism
Conclusion: Reifying the Values of the Past
Notes
Social Welfare Moves to the Americas
The Indigenous Peoples of America
The European Invasion of North America
Work in North America
Social Welfare in the Colonies
Slavery in the Americas
The New Nation and its Constitution
Conclusion: Revolution the Status Quo
Notes
America to the Civil War
The First Civil Rights Movement
Private Philanthropy
Social Treatment in the 1880s
Social Control
Non-White Minorities: Expendable Commodities in the New
The Women's Movement in the 1800s
Conclusion: Working Toward Freedom
Notes
The American Welfare System Begins
The Civil War: A New Nation Emerges
After the Civil War
Post-War Political Economy
Population, Immigration, and the People
Emerging Philosophies and the Charity Organization Society
Public Welfare Efforts
Professionalization of Social Work
Conclusion: Moving Toward Reform
Notes
The Progressive Era, War, and Recovery
The Progressive Era
Population Movements and Immigration
Oppression of African Americans and Native Americans
Labor and the Unions
Social welfare in the Progressive Era
Women's Movement and Peace Protests
The Professionalization of Social Work
Conclusion: New Freedoms and Old Constraints
Notes
The Great Depression and Social Security for Americans
The Great Depression
Social Insurance in the United States
Programs of Social Insurance Based on the Social Security Acts
Public Assistance Programs of the Social Security Acts
Maternal and Child Welfare Act: Title V
The Professionalization of Social Work
World War II
The Resurgence of Social Work
Reorganizing Federal Social Welfare Efforts
The American Dream
Conclusion: Moving Toward the Future
Notes
Civil and Welfare Rights in the New Reform Era
The State of the Nation under Eisenhower
Social Programs in the 1950s
Civil Rights Before Kennedy
Civil rights in the Kennedy-Johnson Years
Johnson and the Great Society
Social Programs in the Kennedy-Johnson Years
Welfare, Civil Rights, and the Social Work Profession
Conclusion: Looking Back on the 1960s
Notes
The Return to the Past
A Retreat from the Welfare State
Social Programs in the 1970s
Other Social Welfare Programs
Civil Rights in the 1970s
Gay Liberation
Conclusion: Tightening the Reins
Notes
The Reactionary Vision
Biting the Conservative Bullet
Reaganomics: The Conservative Political Economy
The New Federalism
Pruning the Programs
Basic Needs Programs
Civil Rights Under Reagan and Bush
The Costs of Social Welfare
The International Element
Conclusion: Past Ideology in a Post-Industrial World
Notes
The Decline of Social Responsibility
Clinton and the Republican Congress
Welfare as We Knew It
Other Safety Net Programs in the Clinton Era
Health Care in America
Social Issues
Affirmative Action and Civil Rights
Private Charity
Welfare for the Wealthy and Corporate Welfare
Conclusion
Notes
Spiraling Down to Welfare Past
The Bush/Cheney Presidency
Social Welfare in the Bush/Cheney Administration
Health Care Under the Bush/Cheney Presidency
Education
Juvenile and Criminal Justice Systems
Our "Ism"-Ridden Society
Conclusion: Where are the Social Workers?
Notes
Political Stonewalls
The Bitter Remnants of the Bush Administration
The Historical significance of the 2008 Election
The Economic Morass
Social Welfare in the Obama Administration
Social Issues and Vulnerable Populations
Portending the Future
Notes
Afterword: Cycles of Power, Cycles of History
Notes
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