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Author: K Lee Lerner; Brenda Wilmoth Lerner; Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner; Thomson Gale (Firm)
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Thomson Gale, ©2006.
Series: Social issues primary sources collection.
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This volume of primary source documents focuses on some of the leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries dealing with social policies. It contains approximately 175 full and excerpted documents--speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art--as well as overview information that places each document in context. Entries  Read more...
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Social policy.
Detroit, Mich. : Gale, ©2006
(DLC) 2006023437
(OCoLC)70707758
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: K Lee Lerner; Brenda Wilmoth Lerner; Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner; Thomson Gale (Firm)
ISBN: 9781414412641 1414412649
OCLC Number: 77517881
Notes: Title from Web page (viewed Jan. 2, 2006).
Description: 1 online resource (xxxvii, 524 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Advisors and contributors --
Acknowledgements --
About the set --
Introduction --
About the entry --
Using primary sources --
Chronology --
Shaping social policy: governments, organizations, the international community and the individual --
Social policy before 1878 --
The gilded age and the progressive era --
The great depression and the new deal --
World War II and post-war social policy --
The great society --
Current issues in social policy: healthcare, housing, welfare, and social security --
Current issues in social policy: education and employment --
Sources consulted --
Index. Advisors and Contributors --
Acknowledgements --
About the Set --
Introduction --
About the Entry --
Using Primary Sources --
Chronology --
SHAPING SOCIAL POLICY: GOVERNMENTS, ORGANIZATIONS, THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY AND THE INDIVIDUAL --
Introduction to Shaping Social Policy: Governments, Organizations, the International Community and the Individual --
How Not to Help Our Poorer Brothers / Theodore Roosevelt, 1897 --
The Danger Threatening Representative Government / Robert M. La Follette Sr., 1897 --
The Strenuous Life / Theodore Roosevelt, 1900 --
Theodore Roosevelt on Manhood and Statehood / Theodore Roosevelt, 1901 --
Civic Cooperation / Jane Addams, 1912 --
The Diffusion of Property Ownership --
Herbert Hoover, 1927 --
Justice as Fairness: Political not Metaphysical / John Rawls, 1985 / --
Habitat for Humanity / Lenny Ignelzi, 1990 --
Reparations: A National Apology / Anonymous, 1990 --
Fourth World Conference on Women / United Nations, 1995 --
United Nations Millennium Declaration / United Nations, 2000 --
Establishment of White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives / George W. Bush, 2001 --
UNICEF / Jim Hollander, 2002 --
To Walk the Earth in Safety / U.S. Department of State; Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, 2002 --
The Millennium Declaration to End Hunger in America / Brandeis University, The Heller Center for Social Policy and Management: Institute on Assets and Social Policy--Center on Hunger and Poverty, 2003 --
Model Colonia / U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 2004 --
International Red Cross / Andrea Booher, 2005 --
Katrina: Our System for Fixing Broken Lives is Broken / Brian A. Gallagher, 2005 --
Google Subpoena Roils the Web / Hiawatha Bray, 2006 --
More Companies Ending Promises for Retirement / Mary Williams Walsh, 2006 --
SOCIAL POLICY BEFORE 1878 --
Introduction to Social Policy before 1878 --
Amendment XIII to the United States Constitution / Lyman Trumbull, 1865 --
XIV Amendment / Thaddeus Stevens, 1868 --
First Census --
On Indian Removal / Andrew Jackson, 1830 --
American Notes / Charles Dickens, 1842 --
The Fleet Prison / London Illustrated News, 1846 / --
Smoking Him Out / Nathaniel Currier, 1848 --
Clay's Resolutions / Henry Clay, January 29, 1850 --
An Act Concerning the Attendance of Children at School / General Court of Massachusetts, 1852 --
The Know-Nothing Party / Anonymous, 1844 --
On the Know-Nothing Party / Abraham Lincoln, 1855 --
Homestead Act of 1862 / Galusha A. Grow, 1862 --
Morrill Act of 1862 / Justin Smith Morrill, 1862 --
An Act to Establish a Bureau for the Relief of Freedmen and Refugees / U.S. Congress, 1865 --
Special Field Orders No. 15 / William Tecumseh Sherman, 1865 --
Andrew Johnson Kicking out the Freedmen's Bureau / Thomas Nast, 1866 --
Education of the Freedmen / Anonymous, 1866 --
Anti-Chinese Political Cartoon / Anonymous, 1877 --
THE GILDED AGE AND THE PROGRESSIVE ERA --
Introduction to The Gilded Age and the Progressive Era --
How the Other Half Lives / Jacob A. Riis, c. 1885 --
Waifs of the City Slums / Jacob A. Riis, 1890 --
Coxey's Army / Anonymous, 1894 --
The Greatest Issue of the Day / Lizzie Black Kander, 1900 --
Platform of the Populists / The Populist Party, 1896 --
Plessy v. Ferguson / Henry Billings Brown, 1896 --
The Jungle / Upton Sinclair, 1906 --
What Roosevelt Stands For / Anonymous, 1912 --
Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution / Anonymous, 1919 --
The Need for Safety from the Worker's Point of View / William Green, 1926 --
THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND THE NEW DEAL --
Introduction to The Great Depression and the New Deal --
On the First Hundred Days / Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933 --
National Recovery Administration / The Associated Press, 1933 --
Social Security Advertisement / Anonymous, 1935 --
The National Union for Social Justice / Charles Coughlin, 1934 --
A Nebraska Farm Scene / Marguerite Zorach, 1935 --
Share Our Wealth / Huey P. Long, 1935 --
Speech upon Signing the Social Security Act / Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1935 --
Radio Address Roosevelt's Defense of the New Deal / Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1936 --
View of New Deal, a Work Relief Shack Town / Margaret Bourke-White, 1936 --
Executive Order 8099--Administration of Benefits Provided by Act of Congress / United States Congress, 1939 --
Tennessee Valley Authority / Anonymous, 1940 --
Better Housing: The Solution to Infant Mortality in the Slums. / Anthony Velonis, 1940 --
The Depression Breadline / James P. Blair, 1997. WORLD WAR II AND POST-WAR SOCIAL POLICY --
Introduction to World War II and Post-war Social Policy --
Executive Order 8802 / President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1941 --
On the Home Front / Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1942 --
Executive Order 9066 / Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1942 --
Servicemen's Readjustment Act / United States Congress, 1944 --
Statement by the President Upon Signing the National School Lunch Act / Harry S. Truman, 1946 --
A Fair Deal / Harry S. Truman, 1949 --
Not a Fair Deal / MPI/Stringer, 1952 --
Executive Order 10521 / Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1954 --
Brown v. Board of Education / U.S. Supreme Court, 1954 --
Executive Order 10730 / Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1957 --
Establishment of Peace Corps / John F. Kennedy, 1961 --
Equal Pay Act of 1963 / Edith Green and Edith Rogers, 1963 --
THE GREAT SOCIETY --
Introduction to The Great Society --
The Great Society / Lyndon B. Johnson, 1964 --
Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act / Everett Dirksen, 1964 --
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 / Everett Dirksen, 1964 --
Executive Order 11141--Declaring a Public Policy against Discrimination on the Basis of Age / Lyndon B. Johnson, 1964 --
Proposal for a Nationwide War on the Sources of Poverty / Lyndon B. Johnson, 1964 --
Social Security Amendments of 1965 / United States Congress, 1965 --
The Establishment of the Robert T. Stafford Federal Student Loan Program / Robert T. Stafford, 1965 --
Remarks with President Truman at the Signing in Independence of the Medicare Bill / Lyndon B. Johnson, 1965 --
Guns or Butter / Tom Wicker, 1965 --
Loving v. Virginia / U.S. Supreme Court, 1967 --
Fair Housing Act of 1968 / United States Congress, 1968 --
The National Flood Insurance Program / United States Congress, 1968 --
Executive Order 11521 / President Richard Nixon, 1970 --
Black Students Arrive at South Boston High School in 1974. / Anonymous, 1974 --
Executive Order 12127 / President Jimmy Carter, 1979 --
Executive Order 12138 / Jimmy Carter, 1979 --
Head Start Act / U.S. Congress, 1981 --
Losing Ground: American Social Policy 1950-1980 / Charles Murray, 1985 --
CURRENT ISSUES IN SOCIAL POLICY: HEALTHCARE, HOUSING, WELFARE, AND SOCIAL SECURITY --
Introduction to Current Issues in Social Policy: Healthcare, Housing, Welfare, and Social Security --
Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act / United States Congress, 1986 --
Fair Housing Act / U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Housing and Enforcement Section, 1988 --
Health Security for All Americans / William Jefferson Clinton, 1993 --
The Hidden Side of the American Welfare State / Christopher Howard, 1993 --
The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 / United States Congress, 2003 --
The Welfarization of Health Care / Richard K. Armey and Newt Gingrich, 1994 --
Momma Welfare Roll / Maya Angelou, 1994 --
Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 / United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, 1996 --
They Think You Ain't Much of Nothing / Karen Seccombe, Delores James, and Kimberly Battle-Walters, 1998 --
Covering the Uninsured through TennCare: Does It Make a Difference? / Lorenzo Moreno and Sheila D. Hoag, 2001 --
Law Limits Ritalin Recommendations / Cable News Network, 2001 --
Maximize Self Sufficiency Through Work and Additional Constructive Activities / White House Press Secretary, 2002 --
Food Stamps Program / Tim Boyle, Getty Images, 2004 --
Race, Class, and Real Estate / Sheryll D. Cashin, 2004 --
Once Woeful, Alabama Is Model in Child Welfare / Erik Eckholm, 2005 --
WIC Approved Food List / Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), 2005 --
The Drug Decision / Milt Freudenheim, 2005 --
Breastfeeding Promotion in WIC / USDA Food and Nutrition Service, 2005 --
The President's Savings Plans / Norbert J. Michel, 2005 --
Officer Next Door Program / U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 2004 --
Yonkers Moves to Limit Where Sex Offenders Live / Michael Gannon, 2005 --
Federal Costs Dropping Under New Medicare Drug Plan, Administration Reports / Robert Pear, 2006 --
Ban on Most Abortions Advances in South Dakota / Monica Davey, 2006 --
HUD Charges Philadelphia Landlords with Six Violations of Fair Housing Act / Antoinette Banks, 2006 --
HUD Creates New, Expanded Hurricane Disaster Voucher Program 381 / Donna White, 2006 --
HUD Announces Nearly $25 Million in "Sweat Equity" Grants to Help Families Build Their Own American Dream / United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, 2006 --
Jackson Addresses Indian Leaders' Washington Summit / United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, 2006 --
CURRENT ISSUES IN SOCIAL POLICY: EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT --
Introduction to Current Issues in Social Policy: Education and Employment --
Executive Order 12432 / Ronald Reagan, 1983 --
Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 / U.S. Congress, 1989 --
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 / Tony Coelho, 1990 --
Georgia Plan Would Give Top Students Free Tuition / Joye Mercer and Scott Jaschik, 1992 --
The Seven Lesson Schoolteacher / John Taylor Gatto, 1992 --
Security Is Main Theme of a Spate of New Laws / Anonymous, 1993 --
Dealing with Sex Offenders / Anonymous, 1994 --
Affirmative Action's Long Record / Judy Mann, 1995 --
One Nation / Herb Block, 1977 --
No. 60. An Act Relating to Equal Educational Opportunity / State of Vermont Legislature, 1997 --
Homeschooling / Isabel Lyman, 1998 --
Student Loans: A Slippery Lifeline / Burton Bollag, 2001 --
The New Freedom Initiative / George W. Bush, 2001 --
Abstinence-Only Initiative Advancing / Sheryl Gay Stolberg, 2002 --
School Set Aside for Hawaiians Ends Exclusion to Cries of Protest / Adam Liptak, 2002 --
College Is Already Affordable, Likely for Most Recipients / Andrea Jones, 2003 --
Lies, Distortions and School Choice / Neal McCluskey, 2003 --
CWLA Testimony for the Hearing on the Implementation of the Adoption and Safe Families Act / Child Welfare League of America, 2003 --
California Workers' Compensation System / California Department of Industrial Relations, 2004 --
Safety and Stability for Foster Children / MaryLee Allen and Mary Bissell, 2004 --
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (Resung by Science) / Kaplan Thaler Group, 2004 --
Whatever It Takes, Don't Let Your Friends Drop Out / Unknown, 2005 --
For Parents Seeking a Choice, Charter Schools Prove More Popular Than Vouchers / Sam Dillon, 2005 --
The President's Physical Fitness Challenge / Anonymous, 200 --
School Vouchers: The Wrong Choice for Public Education / Anonymous, 2001 --
State Seeks to Block "No Child Left Behind" / Anonymous, 2006 --
Your Taxes / David Cay Johnston, 2006 --
Sources Consulted --
Index.
Series Title: Social issues primary sources collection.
Responsibility: K. Lee Lerner, Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, and Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner, editors.

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This volume of primary source documents focuses on some of the leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries dealing with social policies. It contains approximately 175 full and excerpted documents--speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art--as well as overview information that places each document in context. Entries are organized into chapters that feature a general overview of the chapter's subtopic. Also included is an introduction to the topic, a chronology of major events associated with the topic, and a general index.

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