Social welfare or social control? : some historical reflections on Regulating the poor / edited by Walter I. Trattner.

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Other Authors: Trattner, Walter I.
Format: Book
Published: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©1983.
Edition:1st ed.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Walter I. Trattner
  • The functions of public welfare in late-eighteenth-century Philadelphia : Regulating the poor? / John K. Alexander
  • The abolition of public outdoor relief, 1870-1900 : A critique of the Piven and Cloward thesis / Raymond A. Mohl
  • The widows' pension movement, 1900-1930 : Preventive child-saving or social control? / Muriel W. Pumphrey and Ralph E. Pumphrey
  • The formative years of social security : A test case fo the Piven and Cloward thesis / W. Andrew Achenbaum
  • Social control and historical explanation : Historians view the Piven and Cloward thesis / James Leiby
  • Humanitarianism in history : A response to the critics / Frances Fox Piven and Richard A. Cloward.