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ISBN-10 0205001963ISBN-13 9780205001965
ISBN-10 0205001912ISBN-13 9780205001910
Author(s): Mark J. Stern; June Axinn
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 384

Social Welfare: A History of the American Response to Need examines the history of social work and social welfare in the United States since the 18th century.  If shows how social conditions, ideas about dependency and poverty, and institutions have shaped social policy and the efforts of voluntary organizations and individuals who work with at-risk populations.