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Settlement houses under siege : the struggle to sustain community organizations in New York city

Author: Michael Fabricant; Robert Fisher
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book focuses on the externally driven difficulties of service workers and agencies in shaping services-such as the consequences of recent conservative social policies on agency life and the way  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Fabricant; Robert Fisher
ISBN: 0231119305 9780231119306 0231119313 9780231119313
OCLC Number: 237560707
Description: x, 360 Seiten ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1: History Matters: Settlements and Not-for-Profit Social Service Financing 2. Privatization, Contracting, and Not-for-Profits Since 1975 Part 2: Contracting and Corporatized Social Services: Voices from the Field 3. Fiscal Instability: Rewriting the Contract 4. Infrastructural Decline 5. The Pressures and Fissures of Social Service Work 6. Scarce Resources: Rationing and Narrowing the Content of Social Services 7. Navigating the Current Fiscal Turbulence While Struggling to Chart a Social Services Future Part 3: Rethinking the Purposes and Practices of Not-for-Profit Social Services 8. From Corporatized Contracting to Community Building Appendix: Methodology of the Qualitative Inquiry
Responsibility: Michael B. Fabricant and Robert Fisher.

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