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Poor relief and welfare in Germany from the Reformation to World War I

Author: Larry Frohman
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This account of poor relief, charity, and social welfare in Germany from the Reformation through World War I integrates historical narrative and theoretical analysis of such issues as social discipline, governmentality, gender, religion, and state-formation. It analyzes the changing cultural frameworks through which the poor came to be considered as needy; the institutions, strategies, and practices devised to
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Frohman
ISBN: 9780521506038 0521506034
OCLC Number: 228631945
Description: x, 257 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Discipline, community, and the 16th-century origins of modern poor relief --
2. The rise and fall of the workhouse: poor relief and social policy in the age of absolutism --
3. Pauperism, moral reform, and visions of civil society, 1800-1870 --
4. The state, the market, and the regulation of poor relief, 1830-1870 --
5. The assistantial double helix: poor relief, social insurance, and the political economy of poor relief, 1830-1870 --
6. New voices: citizenship, social reform, and the origins of modern social work in Imperial Germany --
7. The social perspective on need and the origins of modern social welfare --
8. From fault to risk: changing strategies of assistance to the jobless in Imperial Germany.
Responsibility: Larry Frohman.
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