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One hundred years of social work : a history of the profession in English Canada, 1900-2000

Author: Therese Jennissen; Colleen Lundy
Publisher: [Waterloo, Ont.] : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2011
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One Hundred Years of Social Work is the first comprehensive history of social work as a profession in English Canada. Organized chronologically, it provides a critical and compelling look at the internal struggles and debates in the social work profession over the course of a century and investigates the responses of social workers to several important events. A central theme in the book is the long-standing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Therese Jennissen; Colleen Lundy
ISBN: 9781554582808 1554582806
OCLC Number: 747782780
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 351 p.)
Contents: Responding to Industrial Capitalism and Setting the Stage for Professional Social Work, 1880-1924 --
Pursuing Professional Status, 1924-29 --
Face to Face with Poverty: Social Work in the Depression, 1930-9 --
Social Work in the War Years, 1939-45: Expansion and Consolidation --
Postwar Reconstruction and Civil Defence, 1940-60 --
Social Work in the Cold War Era, 1940-60: Radicalism and Repression --
A Conservative Era in Social Work: The 1950s --
The Struggle for Workplace Improvements and Standards: The Role of Unions and Professional Associations --
Provincial Autonomy and Reorganization in the CASW, 1950-65 --
Advancing Social Work Education, 1950-70 --
Legal Regulation of Social Work: The Last Stage in Professionalization --
Staying the Course: Choosing Professional Status over Progressive Politics --
Social Work in a Declining Welfare State, 1974-2000 --
One Hundred Years of Social Work: Looking Back and Moving Forward into the Twenty-First Century --
Appendix A CASW Branches, 1927-58 --
Appendix B CASW Presidents, 1962-2001.
Responsibility: Therese Jennison and Colleen Lundy.

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