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Social welfare : a history of the American response to need

Author: Mark Jeffrey Stern; June Axinn
Publisher: Boston : Pearson Education, ©2012.
Series: Connecting core competencies series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats

Rev. ed. of: Social welfare: a history of the American response to need / June Axinn, Mark J. Stern. 7th ed. 2008.


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Jeffrey Stern; June Axinn
ISBN: 9780205001910 0205001912
OCLC Number: 754332481
Notes: Revised edition of: Social welfare : a history of the American response to need / June Axinn, Mark J. Stern. 7th ed. 2008.
June Axinn's name appeared as the first author in the earlier eds.
Description: 365 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: IN THIS SECTION:1.) BRIEF2.) COMPREHENSIVE BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS: Chapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: The Colonial Period: 1647-1776Chapter 3: The Pre-Civil War Period: 1777-1860Chapter 4: The Civil War and After: 1860-1900 Chapter 5: Progress and Reform: 1900-1930Chapter 6: The Depression and the New Deal: 1930-1940Chapter 7: War and Prosperity: 1940-1968Chapter 8: Conservative Resurgence and Social Change: 1968-1992Chapter 9: Social Welfare and the Information Society: 1992-2011 COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS: Preface Chapter 1: IntroductionDOCUMENT: IntroductionAn Act for the Relief of the Poor, 43 Elizabeth, 1601 Chapter 2: The Colonial Period: 1647-1776The Poor Laws in the ColoniesConquest, Expansion, and Population Growth: Native Americans, Immigration, and SlaveryChallenge to the Poor LawsVeterans: A Special ClassDOCUMENTS: The Colonial PeriodAn Act of Supplement to the Acts Referring to the Poor Massachusetts Bay, 1692The Binding of Moses Love (1747). Chapter 3: The Pre-Civil War Period: 1777-1860Labor and Economic SecurityThe Reform MovementsInstitutions, Almshouses, and PaupersChild SavingRetreat from the AlmshouseDOCUMENTS: The Pre-Civil War PeriodThe First Annual Report of the Society for the Prevention of Pauperism in New York City (1816)The Constitution and By-Laws of the Female Orphan Asylum of Portland, Maine (1828) President Franklin Pierce's Veto of the Ten-Million Acre Bill(1854) Chapter 4: The Civil War and After: 1860-1900Population ChangesNaturalization and CitizenshipRegional ShiftsThe Welfare of Soldiers and VeteransSocial Welfare: The Rural SouthSocial Welfare: Urban ProblemsThe Charity Organization MovementThe Social Welfare of WomenA New View of Child WelfareThe Aging: The Group That Was Left BehindThe Settlement House MovementConclusionDOCUMENTS: The Civil War and AfterState of New York's Act to Provide for the Relief of Indigent Soldiers, Sailors and Marines, and the Families of Deceased Military Personnel (1887)Josephine Shaw Lowell, "The Economic and Moral Effects of Public Outdoor Relief", Proceedings, National Conference of Charities and Corrections (1890)Act to Prohibit the Coming of Chinese Laborers to the United States (September 1888) and Supplement (October 1888) Chapter 5: Progress and Reform: 1900-1930Poverty and the Working ClassCoalitions for ReformSocial Reform: Working ConditionsSocial Reform: Women, Work, and SuffrageSocial Reform: Income SecuritySocial Reform: Family WelfareSocial Work and the Black PopulationThe End of ReformThe Social Welfare of VeteransThe Professionalization of Social WorkDOCUMENTS: Progress and ReformFlorence Kelley "The Family and the Woman's Wage" (1909)Funds to Parents Act, Illinois (1911)"Public Pensions to Widows" Proceedings, NCCC (1912) Chapter 6: The Depression and the New Deal: 1930-1940IntroductionThe Hoover Response to CrisisFDR and the New DealLabor and Social WelfareVeterans and the BonusPublic Money for ReliefFederal Emergency Relief AdministrationThe Social Security ActThe Eclipse of ReformFamily Life and Social WorkersNew Alignments in Social WelfareConclusionDOCUMENTS: The Depression and the New DealMonthly Reports of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (1933)Social Security Act (1935) Chapter 7: War and Prosperity: 1940-1968Population ShiftsTechnology, Productivity, and Economic InsecurityWorld War IIPostwar OptimismThe Attack on Public WelfarePoverty and the Reform of WelfareThe War on PovertyExpanded Benefits for the AgingControlling Public AssistanceCivil Rights and Juvenile JusticeDOCUMENTS: War and ProsperityPresident Kennedy's Message on the Public Welfare Program (1962), Economic Opportunity Act (1964), U. S. Supreme Court, In re Gault (1967). Chapter 8: Conservative Resurgence and Social Change: 1968-1992 Changing Employment PatternsThe Changing FamilyPoverty and Income DistributionThe Expansion of Civil RightsExpenditures for Social WelfareChallenging the Welfare StateWelfare ReformChild Welfare and the AgingThe UnemployedWomenVeteransConclusionDOCUMENTS: Conservative Resurgence and Social ChangePresident Richard M. Nixon's Message on Reform in Welfare (1969)Standard of Review For Termination of Disability Benefits (1984) Chapter 9: Social Welfare and the Information Society: 1992-2011The Economy: Productivity, Growth, and EmploymentPovertyChanges in Family CompositionPopulation ShiftsThe Fall and Rise of Health Care ReformAddressing Poverty and Dependency: The Scope of Welfare ReformWelfare Reform and "Immigration Control"The Return to Voluntarism and the Rise of PrivatizationThe Continuing Civil Rights BattleThe Great LockupConclusionDOCUMENTS: Social Welfare and the Information SocietyPersonal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (1996)State of California, Proposition 187, Illegal Aliens-Public Services, Verification, and Reporting (1994) U. S. Supreme Court Lawrence v. Texas (2003)
Series Title: Connecting core competencies series
Responsibility: Mark J. Stern, June Axinn.


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