From Poor Law to Welfare State 6th Edition

From Poor Law to Welfare State  6th Edition
Author: Walter I. Trattner
Pages: 424
ISBN: UOM:39015060876490
Available:
Release: 1999
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Trattner provides in-depth examination of developments in child welfare, public health, and the evolution of social work as a profession, showing how all these changes affected the treatment of the poor and needy in America. He explores the impact of public policies on social workers and other helping professions - all against the backdrop of social and intellectual trends in American history. From Poor Low to Welfare State directly addresses racism and sexism and pays special attention to the worsening problems of child abuse, neglect, and homelessness. Topics new to this sixth edition include. Written for students in social work and other human service professions, From Poor Law to Welfare State: A History of Social Welfare in America is also an essential resource for historians, political scientists, sociologists, and policymakers.

From Poor Law to Welfare State 6th Edition

From Poor Law to Welfare State  6th Edition
Author: Walter I. Trattner
Pages: 464
ISBN: 1416593187
Available:
Release: 2007-11-01
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Over twenty-five years and through five editions, Walter I. Trattner's From Poor Law to Welfare State has served as the standard text on the history of welfare policy in the United States. The only comprehensive account of American social welfare history from the colonial era to the present, the new sixth edition has been updated to include the latest developments in our society as well as trends in social welfare. Trattner provides in-depth examination of developments in child welfare, public health, and the evolution of social work as a profession, showing how all these changes affected the treatment of the poor and needy in America. He explores the impact of public policies on social workers and other helping professions -- all against the backdrop of social and intellectual trends in American history. From Poor Law to Welfare State directly addresses racism and sexism and pays special attention to the worsening problems of child abuse, neglect, and homelessness. Topics new to this sixth edition include: A review of President Clinton's health-care reform and its failure, and his efforts to "end welfare as we know it" Recent developments in child welfare including an expanded section on the voluntary use of children's institutions by parents in the nineteenth century, and the continued discrimination against black youth in the juvenile justice system An in-depth discussion of Charles Murray and Richard Herrnstein's controversial book, The Bell Curve, which provided social conservatives new weapons in their war on the black poor and social welfare in general The latest information on AIDS and the reappearance of tuberculosis -- and their impact on public health policy A new Preface and Conclusion, and substantially updated Bibliographies Written for students in social work and other human service professions, From Poor Law to Welfare State: A History of Social Welfare in America is also an essential resource for historians, political scientists, sociologists, and policymakers.

From Poor Law to Welfare State 4th Edition

From Poor Law to Welfare State  4th Edition
Author: Walter I. Trattner
Pages: 400
ISBN: 0029327121
Available:
Release: 1989-10-01
Editor: Free Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From Poor Law to Welfare State 7th Edition

From Poor Law to Welfare State  7th Edition
Author: Walter I. Trattner
Pages: 496
ISBN: 1501175718
Available:
Release: 2017-10-10
Editor: Simon & Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Over twenty-five years and through six editions, Walter I. Trattner's From Poor Law to Welfare State has served as the standard text on the history of welfare policy in the United States. The only comprehensive account of American social welfare history from the colonial era to the present, the new seventh edition has been updated to include the latest developments in our society as well as trends in social welfare. Trattner provides in-depth examination of developments in child welfare, public health, and the evolution of social work as a profession, showing how all these changes affected the treatment of the poor and needy in America. He explores the impact of public policies on social workers and other helping professions -- all against the backdrop of social and intellectual trends in American history. From Poor Law to Welfare State directly addresses racism and sexism and pays special attention to the worsening problems of child abuse, neglect, and homelessness. Written for students in social work and other human service professions, From Poor Law to Welfare State: A History of Social Welfare in America is also an essential resource for historians, political scientists, sociologists, and policymakers.

Social Welfare in America

Social Welfare in America
Author: Walter I. Trattner,W. Andrew Achenbaum
Pages: 324
ISBN: STANFORD:36105018840921
Available:
Release: 1983
Editor: Greenwood
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Product information not available.

The Winding Road to the Welfare State

The Winding Road to the Welfare State
Author: George R. Boyer
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780691183992
Available:
Release: 2018-12-11
Editor: Princeton University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

How did Britain transform itself from a nation of workhouses to one that became a model for the modern welfare state? The Winding Road to the Welfare State investigates the evolution of living standards and welfare policies in Britain from the 1830s to 1950 and provides insights into how British working-class households coped with economic insecurity. George Boyer examines the retrenchment in Victorian poor relief, the Liberal Welfare Reforms, and the beginnings of the postwar welfare state, and he describes how workers altered spending and saving methods based on changing government policies. From the cutting back of the Poor Law after 1834 to Parliament’s abrupt about-face in 1906 with the adoption of the Liberal Welfare Reforms, Boyer offers new explanations for oscillations in Britain’s social policies and how these shaped worker well-being. The Poor Law’s increasing stinginess led skilled manual workers to adopt self-help strategies, but this was not a feasible option for low-skilled workers, many of whom continued to rely on the Poor Law into old age. In contrast, the Liberal Welfare Reforms were a major watershed, marking the end of seven decades of declining support for the needy. Concluding with the Beveridge Report and Labour’s social policies in the late 1940s, Boyer shows how the Liberal Welfare Reforms laid the foundations for a national social safety net. A sweeping look at economic pressures after the Industrial Revolution, The Winding Road to the Welfare State illustrates how British welfare policy waxed and waned over the course of a century.

Welfare s Forgotten Past

Welfare s Forgotten Past
Author: Lorie Charlesworth
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781135179632
Available:
Release: 2009-12-16
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

That ‘poor law was law’ is a fact that has slipped from the consciousness of historians of welfare in England and Wales, and in North America. Welfare's Forgotten Past remedies this situation by tracing the history of the legal right of the settled poor to relief when destitute. Poor law was not simply local custom, but consisted of legal rights, duties and obligations that went beyond social altruism. This legal ‘truth’ is, however, still ignored or rejected by some historians, and thus ‘lost’ to social welfare policy-makers. This forgetting or minimising of a legal, enforceable right to relief has not only led to a misunderstanding of welfare’s past; it has also contributed to the stigmatisation of poverty, and the emergence and persistence of the idea that its relief is a 'gift' from the state. Documenting the history and the effects of this forgetting, whilst also providing a ‘legal’ history of welfare, Lorie Charlesworth argues that it is timely for social policy-makers and reformists – in Britain, the United States and elsewhere – to reconsider an alternative welfare model, based on the more positive, legal aspects of welfare’s 400-year legal history.

Poor Law to Poverty Program

Poor Law to Poverty Program
Author: Samuel Mencher
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9780822974123
Available:
Release: 1968-01-15
Editor: University of Pittsburgh Pre
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The welfare state is a pervasive and controversial aspect of contemporary society. Samuel Mencher provides a historical and philosophical background on the growth of welfare policy through its sources, concepts, and specific programs. He covers a period from the English Poor Law of the sixteenth century through contemporary times-viewing changing attitudes toward poverty, new concepts on the nature of man and the influence of scientific thought-and also discusses mercantilism, laissez-faire, utilitarianism, liberalism, socialism, romanticism, social Darwinism, and modern capitalism as major influences on the growth of economic security policy.

The Oxford Handbook of European Legal History

The Oxford Handbook of European Legal History
Author: Heikki Pihlajamäki,Markus D. Dubber,Mark Godfrey
Pages: 1264
ISBN: 9780191088377
Available:
Release: 2018-06-28
Editor: Oxford University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

European law, including both civil law and common law, has gone through several major phases of expansion in the world. European legal history thus also is a history of legal transplants and cultural borrowings, which national legal histories as products of nineteenth-century historicism have until recently largely left unconsidered. The Handbook of European Legal History supplies its readers with an overview of the different phases of European legal history in the light of today's state-of-the-art research, by offering cutting-edge views on research questions currently emerging in international discussions. The Handbook takes a broad approach to its subject matter both nationally and systemically. Unlike traditional European legal histories, which tend to concentrate on "heartlands" of Europe (notably Italy and Germany), the Europe of the Handbook is more versatile and nuanced, taking into consideration the legal developments in Europe's geographical "fringes" such as Scandinavia and Eastern Europe. The Handbook covers all major time periods, from the ancient Greek law to the twenty-first century. Contributors include acknowledged leaders in the field as well as rising talents, representing a wide range of legal systems, methodologies, areas of expertise and research agendas.

The Winding Road to the Welfare State

The Winding Road to the Welfare State
Author: George R. Boyer
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780691217116
Available:
Release: 2021-04-06
Editor: Princeton University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

How did Britain transform itself from a nation of workhouses to one that became a model for the modern welfare state? The Winding Road to the Welfare State investigates the evolution of living standards and welfare policies in Britain from the 1830s to 1950 and provides insights into how British working-class households coped with economic insecurity. George Boyer examines the retrenchment in Victorian poor relief, the Liberal Welfare Reforms, and the beginnings of the postwar welfare state, and he describes how workers altered spending and saving methods based on changing government policies. From the cutting back of the Poor Law after 1834 to Parliament’s abrupt about-face in 1906 with the adoption of the Liberal Welfare Reforms, Boyer offers new explanations for oscillations in Britain’s social policies and how these shaped worker well-being. The Poor Law’s increasing stinginess led skilled manual workers to adopt self-help strategies, but this was not a feasible option for low-skilled workers, many of whom continued to rely on the Poor Law into old age. In contrast, the Liberal Welfare Reforms were a major watershed, marking the end of seven decades of declining support for the needy. Concluding with the Beveridge Report and Labour’s social policies in the late 1940s, Boyer shows how the Liberal Welfare Reforms laid the foundations for a national social safety net. A sweeping look at economic pressures after the Industrial Revolution, The Winding Road to the Welfare State illustrates how British welfare policy waxed and waned over the course of a century.

From Poor Law to Welfare State

From Poor Law to Welfare State
Author: Walter I. Trattner
Pages: 413
ISBN: STANFORD:36105006081728
Available:
Release: 1994
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Walter I. Trattner is Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

The end of the Irish Poor Law

The end of the Irish Poor Law
Author: Donnacha Sean Lucey
Pages: 232
ISBN: 9781784996116
Available:
Release: 2016-03-02
Editor: Manchester University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Analyses the attempted reform of the Poor Law system in Ireland between 1910 and 1932. This period represented one of the most formative and crucial eras in Irish politics and society with the ideas of culture, nation, state and identity widely contested.

Inside the Welfare State

Inside the Welfare State
Author: Virginia Noble
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781135990930
Available:
Release: 2008-11-19
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

By moving beyond consideration of the welfare legislation enacted in the 1940s, this book explains how government aid was actually provided in the new British welfare state created just after World War II. Revealing dimensions of social policy that have been neglected by scholars, this study uncovers the practices of the officials who decided how welfare would be distributed. Between 1945 and 1965, social policy was in a state of flux, as officials sought to reconcile the new welfare state’s message of unqualified inclusion with deeply ingrained norms that militated against providing state aid to working-age men, to women who had even a tenuous connection to a male wage-earner, or to black and Asian immigrants who lacked an authentic "British" identity. Fusing the rationales of the poor law and the technologies of the modern bureaucratic state, various government branches tried to shape the behavior and attitudes of those seeking benefits. These mechanisms of welfare distribution created a bureaucratic language and logic that foreshadowed the more publicized, politicized anxieties that would surface as the welfare state itself came under attack later in the 20th century.

The Welfare State and the Deviant Poor in Europe 1870 1933

The Welfare State and the  Deviant Poor  in Europe  1870 1933
Author: Beate Althammer,Andreas Gestrich,Jens Gründler
Pages: 296
ISBN: 1137333618
Available:
Release: 2014-05-28
Editor: Palgrave Macmillan
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The decades from the 1870s to the 1930s were a time of intensive social reforms. For the first time, European states began to take on responsibility for the material wellbeing of all their citizens. The quest for the elimination of poverty was closely linked to ideas of progress and national competitiveness, and the notion of social rights gained ground. But this strife for social improvement also raised the issue of social conformity in new ways: how were those citizens to be dealt with who would not or could not adhere to the rules? This edited collection opens new perspectives on the history of the emerging welfare state by focusing on its margins. Taking the sociological concept of 'deviance' as an unifying approach, the contributions explore the shifting attitudes towards loafers, negligent family fathers, beggars, vagrants, criminals, the mentally 'abnormal' – groups among the poorer population who seemed to be a particular obstacle to the ambitions of modern welfare policies.

The Welfare State and the Deviant Poor in Europe 1870 1933

The Welfare State and the  Deviant Poor  in Europe  1870 1933
Author: B. Althammer,A. Gestrich,J. Gründler
Pages: 277
ISBN: 9781137333629
Available:
Release: 2014-05-28
Editor: Springer
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The strife for social improvement that arose in the decades around the turn of the 20th century raised the issue of social conformity in new ways: how were citizens who did not adhere to the rules to be dealt with? This edited collection opens new perspectives on the history of the emerging welfare state by focusing on its margins.

Disability and the Welfare State in Britain

Disability and the Welfare State in Britain
Author: Jameel Hampton
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781447316428
Available:
Release: 2016-05-17
Editor: Policy Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The British Welfare State initially seemed to promise welfare for all, but excluded millions of disabled people. This book examines attempts in the subsequent three decades to reverse this exclusion. It also provides the first major analysis of the Disablement Income Group and the Thalidomide campaign.

English Poor Law Policy

English Poor Law Policy
Author: Sidney Webb,Beatrice Webb
Pages: 379
ISBN: STANFORD:36105037106023
Available:
Release: 1910
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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The Welfare State

The Welfare State
Author: J.F. Sleeman
Pages: 206
ISBN: 9780429870873
Available:
Release: 2018-07-20
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Originally published in 1973, The Welfare State traces the historical roots of the Welfare State and considers the problems to which it gives rise, especially in the allocation of resources. It focuses on the economic issue of meeting needs with scarce resources and compares the British experience with that of other countries. It sets out the pattern of the social services since Beveridge and summarises the criticisms levelled at them. It considers the economic issues involved and provides a straightforward presentation of the available policy choices, the discussion poses a direct comparison with other countries. The book offers an overall conspectus of current policy issues against the historical background from which they arise.

Bread for All

Bread for All
Author: Chris Renwick
Pages: 336
ISBN: 0141980354
Available:
Release: 2018-08
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

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Poor Law in Ireland

Poor Law in Ireland
Author: Angela Clifford
Pages: 163
ISBN: STANFORD:36105039758342
Available:
Release: 1983
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book: