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ISBN-13 9780205053612ISBN-10 0205053610
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-205-05273-8ISBN-13 978-0-205-05273-8
Author(s): Phyllis J. Day; Jerome H. Schiele
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 552
Description

A look at the evolution of social welfare

A New History of Social Welfare looks at the evolution of social welfare from early human history to the present day. The text demonstrates the institution’s social control elements as well as those intended to help the disadvantaged. 

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Understand the history of social welfare

  • See how historical trends, problems and programs relate to current social welfare issues

  • Understand the evolution of conflicting social values

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