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In the shadow of the poorhouse : a social history of welfare in America

Author: Michael B Katz
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10. anniversary ed., rev. and updatedView all editions and formats
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An examination of the origins of public and private social welfare, from the days of the colonial poorhouse through the current tragedy of the homeless, explaining why such a highly criticized system  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael B Katz
ISBN: 0465032109 9780465032105
OCLC Number: 247267405
Description: XVII, 391 Seiten
Contents: The Poorhouse Era * The Origins and Failure of the Poorhouse Poverty * Outdoor Relief * The Theory and Practice of Scientific Charity * The Transformation of the Poorhouse Building The Semi-Welfare State * Saving Children * Reorganizing Cities * Reorganizing the Labor Market * Reorganizing the Nation From The War On Poverty To The War On Welfare * The War on Poverty and the Expansion of Social Welfare * The War on Welfare
Responsibility: Michael B. Katz.

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