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Social welfare : a history of the American response to need

Author: June Axinn; Mark J Stern
Publisher: Boston : Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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"Social Welfare, Seventh Edition, describes and analyzes the ideas that have shaped the history of social welfare - from the Colonial Period to the present day. It offers a comprehensive examination of the history of social welfare that explores the ideas and the economic and political forces that have shaped policy development, providing students with a foundation for understanding current policies."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: History
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: June Axinn; Mark J Stern
ISBN: 9780205522156 0205522157
OCLC Number: 86038254
Description: xiv, 366 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The colonial period: 1647-1776 --
The pre-Civil War period: 1777-1860 --
The Civil War and after: 1860-1900 --
Progress and reform: 1900-1930 --
The Depression and the New Deal: 1930-1940 --
War and prosperity: 1940-1968 --
Conservative resurgence and social change: 1968-1992 --
Social welfare and the information society: 1992-2007.
Responsibility: June Axinn, Mark J. Stern.
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"Social Welfare, Seventh Edition, describes and analyzes the ideas that have shaped the history of social welfare - from the Colonial Period to the present day. It offers a comprehensive examination of the history of social welfare that explores the ideas and the economic and political forces that have shaped policy development, providing students with a foundation for understanding current policies."--BOOK JACKET.

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