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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:|
|Material Type:||Biography, Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Therese Jennissen; Colleen Lundy
|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.|
A comprehensive history of social work as a profession in English Canada. It provides a critical 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.
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