In the Shadow of the Poorhouse A Social History of Welfare in America

ISBN-10: 0465032109
ISBN-13: 9780465032105
Edition: 2nd 1996 (Revised)
Authors: Michael B. Katz
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 12/11/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 410
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Michael B. Katz is a professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania & the author of ten books, including "The Undeserving Poor" & "In the Shadow of the Poorhouse". A Fellow of the Princeton Institute of Advanced Studies & the Russell Sage Foundation, he lives in Philadelphia & Oquossoc, Maine.

Introduction
The Poorhouse Era
The Origins and Failure of the Poorhouse
Outdoor Relief
The Theory and Practice of Scientific Charity
The Transformation of the Poorhouse
Building the Semiwelfare State
Saving Children
Reorganizing Cities
Reorganizing the Labor Market
Reorganizing the Nation
From the War on Poverty to the War on Welfare
The War on Poverty and the Expansion of Social Welfare
The War on Welfare
Redefining the Welfare State [1996]
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index of Authors and Names
Index of Subjects

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