Compassion and Responsibility: Readings in the History of Social Welfare Policy in the United States

Compassion and Responsibility: Readings in the History of Social Welfare Policy in the United States

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Frank R. Breul

Preface Part I. General Concepts in Social Welfare History Introduction Compassion and Protection: Dual Motivations in Social Welfare Ralph E. Pumphrey Social Service and Social Reform: A Historical Essay Clarke A. Chambers Part II. Social Welfare in Colonial Times and the Early National PeriodIntroduction The Development of Poor Relief in Colonial Virginia Marcus Wilson Jernegan The Puritan Background of the New England Poor Laws Elizabeth Wisner The Patchwork of Relief in Provincial New York, 1664-1775 David M. Schneider Poor Relief in a Massachusetts Village in the Eighteenth Century Eleanor Parkhurst Poverty and Its Relief in American Thought, 1815-61 Benjamin J. KlebanerThe ""Benevolent Fair"": A Study of Charitable Organization among American Women in the First Third of the Nineteenth Century Mary Bosworth Treudley The Early Days of the Magdalen Society of Philadelphia Negley K. Teeters The Federal Government and Social Welfare in Early Nineteenth-Century America Walter I. Trattner The Tragedy of the Ten-Million-Acre Bill Seaton W. Manning Part III. Late Nineteenth-Century Reform and Early Twentieth-century Social Welfare ProgressIntroduction Public Welfare in the South during the Reconstruction Era, 1865-80 John Hope Franklin ""Scientific Philanthropy,"" 1873-93 Robert H. Bremner Raymond Robins: The Settlement Worker as Municipal Reformer Allen F. Davis Social Settlements and Immigrant Neighbors, 1886-1914 George Cary White Chicago Social Workers and Blacks in the Progressive Era Steven J. Diner Consensus for Reform: The Mothers'-Pension Movement in the Progressive Era Mark H. Leff Prelude to Welfare Capitalism: The Role of Business in the Enactment of Workmen's Compensation Legislation in Illinois, 1905-12 Joseph L. Castrovinci Isaac Max Rubinow: Pioneering Specialist in Social Insurance J. Lee Kreader Women and the Anti-Child Labor Movement in Illinois, 1890-1920 Lynn Gordon The Chicago Playground Movement: A Neglected Feature of Social Justice Benjamin McArthur Contributors Appendix Index

ISBN: 9780226074139

380 pages


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