Social Welfare A History of the American Response to Need

ISBN-10: 0205522157
ISBN-13: 9780205522156
Edition: 7th 2008
List price: $101.80
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Description: Social WelfareSeventh Edition,describes and analyzes the ideas that have shaped the history of social welfare--from the Colonial Period to the present day--byusing original documents from each respective period through the current Bush  More...

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Book details

List price: $101.80
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/26/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

Social WelfareSeventh Edition,describes and analyzes the ideas that have shaped the history of social welfare--from the Colonial Period to the present day--byusing original documents from each respective period through the current Bush Administration. nbsp; Coverage of economic developments, the impact of volunteerism, and the impact of privatization in the text helps students understand the context of social welfare movements and policies. And, new materials on trends in the justice system address the immigration debate and the issue of homosexuality and the law.nbsp;nbsp;The Seventh Edition also includesnbsp;new material on Medicare prescription drug legislation, welfare reform, Hurrican Katrina, and social security privatization

Preface
Introduction
Document
Introduction
An Act for the Relief of the Poor, 43 Elizabeth, 1601
The Colonial Period: 1647-1776
The Poor Laws in the Colonies
Conquest, Expansion, and Population Growth: Native Americans
Immigration, and Slavery
Challenge to the Poor Laws
Veterans: A Special Class
Documents
The Colonial Period
An Act of Supplement to the Acts Referring to the Poor
Massachusetts Bay, 1692
The Binding of Moses Love, 1747
The Pre-Civil War Period: 1777-1860
Labor and Economic Security
The Reform Movements
Institutions, Almshouses, and Paupers
Child Saving
Retreat from the Almshouse
Documents
The Pre-Civil War Period
First Annual Report, Society for the Prevention of Pauperism
In the City of New York, 1818
Constitution and By-Laws, Female Orphan Asylum of Portland

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