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The Resource In the shadow of the poorhouse : a social history of welfare in America, Michael B. Katz

In the shadow of the poorhouse : a social history of welfare in America, Michael B. Katz

Label
In the shadow of the poorhouse : a social history of welfare in America
Title
In the shadow of the poorhouse
Title remainder
a social history of welfare in America
Statement of responsibility
Michael B. Katz
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the origins of social welfare in the United States, from the days of the colonial poorhouse through the current tragedy of the homeless, and explains why the disliked and often criticized system still exists
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Katz, Michael B.
Dewey number
362.5/8/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
HV91
LC item number
.K349 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public welfare
  • Social service
  • United States
  • Public Policy
  • Social Welfare
  • Social Work
  • United States
  • United States
  • Armenzorg
  • Welzijnszorg
Label
In the shadow of the poorhouse : a social history of welfare in America, Michael B. Katz
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 293-323
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins and failure of the poorhouse -- Outdoor relief -- Theory and practice of scientific charity -- Transformation of the poorhouse -- Saving children -- Reorganizing cities -- Reorganizing the labor market -- Reorganizing the nation -- War on poverty and the expansion of social welfare -- War on welfare
Control code
13582956
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 338 pages
Isbn
9780465032259
Lccn
85073875
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)892302
Label
In the shadow of the poorhouse : a social history of welfare in America, Michael B. Katz
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 293-323
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins and failure of the poorhouse -- Outdoor relief -- Theory and practice of scientific charity -- Transformation of the poorhouse -- Saving children -- Reorganizing cities -- Reorganizing the labor market -- Reorganizing the nation -- War on poverty and the expansion of social welfare -- War on welfare
Control code
13582956
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 338 pages
Isbn
9780465032259
Lccn
85073875
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)892302

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