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Doing good : the limits of benevolence / Willard Gaylin ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Gaylin, Willard.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c1978Edition: 1st ed.Description: xv, 171 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0394411331; 9780394411330; 039473372X (pbk.); 9780394733722 (pbk.).Subject(s): Public welfare -- Philosophy | Dependency (Psychology) | Benevolence | Power (Social sciences) | Public welfare -- United States | Public welfare -- Great BritainAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Doing good.DDC classification: 361 Other classification: CC 7200 Also issued online.
Contents:
D. Rothman -- In the beginning / W. Gaylin -- Their brothers' keepers / S. Marcus -- The state as parent / D. Rothman -- Prisoners of benevolence / I. Glasser.
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
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HV37 .D63 1978 (Browse shelf) Available 0000100327162

Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-170).

Introduction / D. Rothman -- In the beginning / W. Gaylin -- Their brothers' keepers / S. Marcus -- The state as parent / D. Rothman -- Prisoners of benevolence / I. Glasser.

Also issued online.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Steven Paul Marcus was born in the Bronx, New York on December 13, 1928. He graduated from high school at the age of 15 and won a tuition-free scholarship to Columbia University. He received a bachelor's degree in English literature, a master's degree, and a PhD from there. He became an associate professor at Columbia in 1963, a full professor of English in 1967, and the George Delacorte professor in the humanities in 1976. He became a professor emeritus in 2004. <p> He wrote literary criticism. His books included Dickens: From Pickwick to Dombey, The Other Victorians: A Study of Sexuality and Pornography in Mid-19th Century England, Representations: Essays on Literature and Society, Freud and the Culture of Psychoanalysis: Studies in the Transition from Victorian Humanism to Modernity and Doing Good: The Limits of Benevolence written with Willard Gaylin, Ira Glasser and David Rothman. He died from cardiac arrest on April 25, 2018 at the age of 89. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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