Trends in social work, 1874-1956; a history based on the Proceedings of the National Conference of Social Work; with chapters by Louis Towley.


[2d ed.].. New York, Columbia Univ. Press, 1957.

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Subjects Charities -- United States.
Charities.
National Conference on Social Welfare.
Public welfare -- United States.
Public welfare.
Service social -- EĢtats-Unis -- Histoire.
United States.
Description xviii, 462 pages
Copyright Date 1957.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents First period: 1847-1898. Beginnings. The founding fathers. The world in which the conference was born. State boards to 1900. Concern of the conference with the insane and the feeble-minded. The protection of children. The English poor law in America. Concern of the conference with the delinquent. Personnel in public service. Charity becomes organized. The conscience of America. Migration, immigration, and transiency -- Second period: 1898-1924. The universities and the social services. Toward a professional association. The United States children's bureau. Child labor. The juvenile court. Mothers' pensions. The recognition of social casework. The council of social agencies. The community chest. Public relief becomes public welfare. Children's code. Concern of the conference with reform. The first world war -- Third period: 1924-1946. Concern of the conference with health. Social insurance --Social group work. The evolution of social casework. The joint committee on methods of preventing delinquency. Unemployment and the care of the unemployed, 1921-33. Social security. Transients, immigrants, and refugees. America's minority groups. Social reform, 1924-46. The national conference of social work -- Fourth period: 1946-1956. A note on the conference itself. The broad function and some of its concerns. The condition of social work. Three of the primary processes.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)263199
(OCoLC)ocm00263199
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Bruno, Frank John, 1874-1955.
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