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Miss Cutler and the Case of the Resurrected Horse

Miss Cutler and the Case of the Resurrected Horse Author : Mark Peel
Release : 2011-11-15
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
ISBN : 0226653668
File Size : 57.34 MB
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Social workers produced thousands of case files about the poor during the interwar years. Analyzing almost two thousand such case files and traveling from Boston, Minneapolis, and Portland to London and Melbourne, Miss Cutler and the Case of the Resurrected Horse is a pioneering comparative study that examines how these stories of poverty were narrated and reshaped by ethnic diversity, economic crisis, and war. Probing the similarities and differences in the ways Americans, Australians, and Britons understood and responded to poverty, Mark Peel draws a picture of social work that is based in the sometimes fraught encounters between the poor and their interpreters. He uses dramatization to bring these encounters to life—joining Miss Cutler and that resurrected horse are Miss Lindstrom and the fried potatoes and Mr. O’Neil and the seductive client—and to give these people a voice. Adding new dimensions to the study of charity and social work, this book is essential to understanding and tackling poverty in the twenty-first century.

Letters of the Catholic Poor

Letters of the Catholic Poor Author : Lindsey Earner-Byrne
Release : 2017-01-11
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
ISBN : 1316844951
File Size : 63.7 MB
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This innovative study of poverty in Independent Ireland between 1920 and 1940 is the first to place the poor at its core by exploring their own words and letters. Written to the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin, their correspondence represents one of the few traces in history of Irish experiences of poverty, and collectively they illuminate the lives of so many during the foundation decades of the Irish state. This book keeps the human element central, so often lost when the framework of history is policy, institutions and legislation. It explores how ideas of charity, faith, gender, character and social status were deployed in these poverty narratives and examines the impact of poverty on the lives of these writers and the survival strategies they employed. Finally, it considers the role of priests in vetting and vouching for the poor and, in so doing, perpetuating the discriminating culture of charity.

Social Work Practice and Social Welfare Policy in the United States

Social Work Practice and Social Welfare Policy in the United States Author : Philip R. Popple
Release : 2018-01-26
Publisher : Oxford University Press
ISBN : 0190607343
File Size : 45.94 MB
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The first new social work history to be written in over twenty years, Social Work Practice and Social Welfare Policy in the United States presents a history of the field from the perspective of elites, service providers, and recipients. This book uniquely chronicles and analyzes the development of social work practice theory on two levels: from the top down, looking at the writings, conference presentations, and training course material developed by leaders of the profession; and from the bottom up, looking at case records for evidence of techniques that were actually applied by social workers in the field. Additionally, the author takes a careful and critical look at the development of social work methods, setting it apart from existing histories that generally accept the effectiveness of the field's work. Addressing CSWE EPAS standards at both the BSW and MSW levels, Social Work Practice and Social Welfare Policy in the United States is ideal both as a primary text for history of social work/social welfare classes and a supplementary text for introduction to social work/social welfare or social welfare policy and services classes.

The Many Hands of the State

The Many Hands of the State Author : Kimberly J. Morgan
Release : 2017-02-28
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
ISBN : 110713529X
File Size : 79.63 MB
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This book offers a sampling of cutting-edge research on the state, pointing to future directions for research and providing innovative ways of theorizing states.

A History of Australia

A History of Australia Author : Mark Peel
Release : 2011-12-29
Publisher : Palgrave
ISBN : 9780230001633
File Size : 70.1 MB
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An invaluable introductory textbook that provides students with a concise overview of Australian history: from the first settlers thousands of years ago, to the great migrations of recent centuries, through to those living within the more anxiously controlled borders of the present day. Drawing on political debate, official reports, intellectual discussion and popular culture, Peel and Twomey weave together a vivid, multi-dimensional national history that explores central topics against the wider international background. This is an ideal core text for dedicated modules on Australian History, or a supplementary text for broader modules on World History, which may be offered at all levels of an undergraduate History degree. In addition it is a crucial resource for students who may be studying the history of Australia for the first time as part of a taught postgraduate degree in Australian or World History.

The Bookman

The Bookman Author :
Release : 1932-04
Publisher :
File Size : 59.39 MB
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Bibliography of Agriculture

Bibliography of Agriculture Author :
Release : 1998
Publisher :
File Size : 61.25 MB
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The Freethinker

The Freethinker Author :
Release : 1896
Publisher :
File Size : 28.82 MB
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Arts & Humanities Citation Index

Arts & Humanities Citation Index Author :
Release : 1975
Publisher :
File Size : 76.9 MB
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A multidisciplinary index covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities. It fully covers 1,144 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals, and it indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals.

The Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary Author : J. A. Simpson
Release : 1989
Publisher :
File Size : 55.26 MB
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Provides definitions of approximately 290,500 English words, arranged alphabetically in twenty volumes, with cross-references, etymologies, and pronunciation keys, and includes a bibliography.

Who's Who in America

Who's Who in America Author : Who's Who Publishing
Release : 2003-11
Publisher : Marquis Whos Who
ISBN : 9780837969749
File Size : 67.46 MB
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