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Bureau Men, Settlement Women Constructing Public Administration in the Progressive Era

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ISBN-10: 070061222X

ISBN-13: 9780700612222

Edition: 2000

Authors: Camilla Stivers

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During the first two decades of the twentieth century in cities across America, both men and women struggled for urban reform but in distinctively different ways. Adhering to gender roles of the time, men working for independent research bureaus sought to apply scientific and business practices to corrupt city governments, while women in the settlement house movement labored to improve the lives of the urban poor by testing new services and then getting governments to adopt them. Although the two intertwined at first, the contributions of these "settlement women" to the development of the administrative state have been largely lost as the new field of public administration evolved from the…    
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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 6/16/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

One of the best-loved children's/young adult authors, Lucy Maud Montgomery was born on November 30, 1874 in Clifton, Prince Edward Island, Canada, the daughter of Hugh John and Clara Woolner. After attending Prince of Wales College and Dalhouse College in Halifax, she became a certified teacher, eventually teaching in Bideford, Prince Edward Island. She also served as an assistant at the post office and as a writer for the local newspaper, The Halifax Daily Echo. Best known for her Anne of Avonlea and Anne of Green Gables books, Montgomery received many high honors. She was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 1923 and a Canadian stamp commemorates Montgomery and Anne of Green…    

Preface
Finding a Usable Past
The New York Bureau of Municipal Research
The Other Side of Reform
Two Philosophies
Professionalizing Public Service
Constructing Public Administration
Notes
Bibliography
Index