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Wisdom, justice, and charity : Canadian social welfare through the life of Jane B. Wisdom, 1884-1975

Author: Suzanne Morton
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2014] ©2014
Series: Studies in gender and history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Wisdom, Justice, and Charity, historian Suzanne Morton uses Jane B. Wisdom's professional life to explore how the welfare state was built from the ground up by thousands of pragmatic and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Jane B Wisdom; Jane B Wisdom
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Morton
ISBN: 9781442646759 1442646756 9781442614611 1442614617
OCLC Number: 865495523
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: xii, 299 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Saint John: Religion, Philanthropy and the Poor Law, 1884-1909 --
McGill: The Ethos of Female Service, 1903-1911 --
Montreal: Charity, Social Service and Philanthropy, 1903-1912 --
New York City: Private Agency Work, 1910-1916 --
Halifax: Bureaucratization, Emergencies and the Progressive State, 1916-21 --
Montreal and Cape Breton: Social Work Training and Professionalization, 1921-1939 --
The Women's Directory of Montreal and Private Agency Work, 1923-1939 --
Glace Bay: Exploring Public Welfare, 1940-1952 --
Conclusion: Sutherland's River, 1952-1975.
Series Title: Studies in gender and history.
Responsibility: Suzanne Morton.

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