From Poor Law to Welfare State 6th Edition

From Poor Law to Welfare State  6th Edition
Author: Walter I. Trattner
Release: 1999
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 424
ISBN: UOM:39015060876490
Language: en
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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
Release: 2007-11-01
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 464
ISBN: 1416593187
Language: en
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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
Release: 1989-10-01
Editor: Free Press
Pages: 400
ISBN: 0029327121
Language: en
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From Poor Law to Welfare State 7th Edition

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

The Winding Road to the Welfare State

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

Social Welfare in America

Social Welfare in America
Author: Walter I. Trattner,W. Andrew Achenbaum
Release: 1983
Editor: Greenwood
Pages: 324
ISBN: STANFORD:36105018840921
Language: en
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The Oxford Handbook of European Legal History

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

Welfare s Forgotten Past

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

From Poor Law to Welfare State

From Poor Law to Welfare State
Author: Walter I. Trattner
Release: 1994
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 413
ISBN: STANFORD:36105006081728
Language: en
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Walter I. Trattner is Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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
Release: 2014-05-28
Editor: Springer
Pages: 277
ISBN: 9781137333629
Language: en
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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.

The Welfare State

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

Religion Class Coalitions and Welfare States

Religion  Class Coalitions  and Welfare States
Author: Kees van Kersbergen,Philip Manow
Release: 2009-04-06
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780521897914
Language: en
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This book explains why modern western welfare states come in three variants: a liberal-residual regime (Anglo-Saxon countries); a generous universalist, redistributive regime (Scandinavia); a generous, occupationally fragmented and non-redistributive regime (continental Europe). The presence or absence of religious conflicts which led to the formation of religious parties is a key factor in these different outcomes.

A History of the English Poor Law

A History of the English Poor Law
Author: George Nicholls
Release: 1854
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: KBNL:KBNL03000253603
Language: en
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Inside the Welfare State

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

Disability and the Welfare State in Britain

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

The Evolution of the British Welfare State

The Evolution of the British Welfare State
Author: Anonim
Release: 2016-01-06
Editor: Macmillan International Higher Education
Pages: 326
ISBN: 9781349069392
Language: en
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Poor Law in Ireland

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

Bread for All
Author: Chris Renwick
Release: 2018-08
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 336
ISBN: 0141980354
Language: en
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The Evolution of the British Welfare State

The Evolution of the British Welfare State
Author: Derek Fraser
Release: 2009-06-16
Editor: Palgrave
Pages: 448
ISBN: 0230224660
Language: en
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Derek Fraser's book has established itself as a classic text on the history of social policy and social ideas in Britain since the Industrial Revolution. This fourth edition features a revised Introduction, incorporates the latest research and extends the coverage of the final chapter, bringing the story right up to the present day.

The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Poverty

The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Poverty
Author: David Brady,Linda M. Burton,James B Duke Professor of Sociology Linda M Burton
Release: 2016-04-20
Editor: Oxford University Press
Pages: 936
ISBN: 9780199914050
Language: en
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Despite remarkable economic advances in many societies during the latter half of the twentieth century, poverty remains a global issue of enduring concern. Poverty is present in some form in every society in the world, and has serious implications for everything from health and well-being to identity and behavior. Nevertheless, the study of poverty has remained disconnected across disciplines. The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Poverty builds a common scholarly ground in the study of poverty by bringing together an international, inter-disciplinary group of scholars to provide their perspectives on the issue. Contributors engage in discussions about the leading theories and conceptual debates regarding poverty, the most salient topics in poverty research, and the far-reaching consequences of poverty on the individual and societal level. The volume incorporates many methodological perspectives, including survey research, ethnography, and mixed methods approaches, while the chapters extend beyond the United States to provide a truly global portrait of poverty. A thorough examination of contemporary poverty, this Handbook is a valuable tool for non-profit practitioners, policy makers, social workers, and students and scholars in the fields of public policy, sociology, political science, international development, anthropology, and economics.