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1st Edition

British Social Work in the Nineteenth Century

ISBN 9780415863353
Published May 3, 2013 by Routledge
272 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1998. An examination of the main branches of social work in Great Britain and their development from their confused beginnings to the state they reached by the nineteenth century. Also discussed are the material changes in the conditions of life that took place in the century, and a brief appraisal of the philosophical and religious ideas that influenced people's minds and affected their attitude to the poor and their approach to social work.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part 1 Ideas Which Influenced the Development of Social Work; Chapter 1 Influence of Social And Economic Thought; Chapter 2 Religious Thought in the Nineteenth Century; Chapter 3 Poor Law Principles and Practice; Part 2 Main Branches of Social Work; Chapter 4 Family Case Work—I; Chapter 5 Family Case Work—II; Chapter 6 Family Case Work—III; Chapter 7 Octavia Hill; Chapter 8 Care of Deprived Children; Chapter 9 The Penal Services; Chapter 10 The Handicapped; Chapter 11 Moral Welfare; Chapter 12 Group Work—I; Chapter 13 Group Work—II;

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