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The Resource Almost worthy : the poor, paupers, and the science of charity in America, 1877-1917, Brent Ruswick

Almost worthy : the poor, paupers, and the science of charity in America, 1877-1917, Brent Ruswick

Label
Almost worthy : the poor, paupers, and the science of charity in America, 1877-1917
Title
Almost worthy
Title remainder
the poor, paupers, and the science of charity in America, 1877-1917
Statement of responsibility
Brent Ruswick
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ruswick, Brent
Dewey number
362.5/57632097309034
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV91
LC item number
.R87 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Philanthropic and nonprofit studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poor
  • Charities
  • Nature and nurture
  • Poverty
Target audience
adult
Label
Almost worthy : the poor, paupers, and the science of charity in America, 1877-1917, Brent Ruswick
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Big Moll and the science of scientific charity -- "Armies of vice": evolution, heredity, and the pauper menace -- Friendly visitors or scientific investigators? Befriending and measuring the poor -- Opposition, depression, and the rejection of pauperism -- "I see no terrible army": environmental reform and radicalism in the scientific charity movement -- The potentially normal poor: professional social work, psychology, and the end of scientific charity
Control code
20259457
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 267 pages
Isbn
9780253006349
Isbn Type
(clo : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012026049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40021813223
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn756596903
  • (OCoLC)756596903
Label
Almost worthy : the poor, paupers, and the science of charity in America, 1877-1917, Brent Ruswick
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Big Moll and the science of scientific charity -- "Armies of vice": evolution, heredity, and the pauper menace -- Friendly visitors or scientific investigators? Befriending and measuring the poor -- Opposition, depression, and the rejection of pauperism -- "I see no terrible army": environmental reform and radicalism in the scientific charity movement -- The potentially normal poor: professional social work, psychology, and the end of scientific charity
Control code
20259457
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 267 pages
Isbn
9780253006349
Isbn Type
(clo : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012026049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40021813223
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn756596903
  • (OCoLC)756596903

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