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Enriched by catastrophe : social work and social conflict after the Halifax Explosion

Author: Michelle Hébert Boyd
Publisher: Black Point, N.S. : Fernwood Pub., ©2007
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When social workers arrived on the scene after the Halifax explosion it marked the beginning of the transition from a charity model of social welfare to a profession of trained and paid social  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hébert Boyd, Michelle, 1968-
Enriched by catastrophe.
Black Point, N.S. : Fernwood Pub., ©2007
(OCoLC)76939614
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Hébert Boyd
ISBN: 9781552663684 155266368X
OCLC Number: 759156081
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 134 pages : illustrations, map, portraits)
Contents: Introduction --
Chapter 1 The Development of the Social-Work Profession to 1917 --
Chapter 2 Social Conditions in Pre-Explosion Halifax --
Chapter 3 Early Social Welfare in Halifax --
Chapter 4 "The Hinges Blown Off Hell": The Explosion --
Chapter 5 The Relief Effort and Social-Work Response --
Chapter 6 Pensions, Property, and Oppression --
Chapter 7 The Successes: Child Welfare and Public Health --
Chapter 8 The Legacy --
Appendix.
Responsibility: Michelle Hébert Boyd.
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