Social History and Social Policy.
By: Rothman, David J.
Contributor(s): Wheeler, Stanton.Material type: TextPublisher: Saint Louis : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2013Copyright date: ©1981Description: 1 online resource (349 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781483266145.Subject(s): History | Social policy | Social problems -- History | United States -- Social conditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Social History and Social PolicyDDC classification: 973 Online resources: Click here to view book
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Front Cover -- Social History and Social Policy -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Contributors -- Preface -- Part I: The History of Social Institutions -- CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION -- CHAPTER 2. INWARD VISION AND OUTWARD GLANCE: THE SHAPING OF THE AMERICAN HOSPITAL, 1880-1914 -- Decisions and Decision Makers -- Sources of Change and Forms of Control -- Inpatient and Outpatient in the Culture of Medicine -- Visions and Realities: The Hospital in a New Century -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 3. EDUCATION AND INEQUALITY: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE -- Public Policy Issues -- Origins of Public Educational Systems: The Nineteenth-Century Context -- A Three-Stage Paradigm -- Educational Change and Social Problems -- Some Results of Public Education -- The Dialectics of Social Policy -- Discontinuities in Social Issues -- CHAPTER 4. THE DIARY OF AN INSTITUTION: THE FATE OF PROGRESSIVE REFORM AT THE NORFOLK PENITENTIARY -- Part II: The History of Social Problems -- CHAPTER 5. THE MORASS: AN ESSAY ON THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PENSION PROBLEM -- CHAPTER 6. WOMEN'S CLINICS OR DOCTORS' OFFICES: THE SHEPPARD-TOWNER ACT AND THE PROMOTION OF PREVENTIVE HEALTH CARE -- CHAPTER 7. HISTORY, SOCIAL POLICY, AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE -- Handle with Care: Discretion and the Dangerous Offender -- Plea Bargaining: Its Cause and Cure -- Hands Off: The Rise and Fall of Victimless Crime -- Conclusion -- Part III: The Uses of History in the Making of Social Policy -- CHAPTER 8. MIRRORS OF HARD, DISTORTED GLASS: AN EXAMINATION OF SOME INFLUENTIAL HISTORICAL ASSUMPTIONS ABOUT THE AFRO-AMERICAN FAMILY AND THE SHAPING OF PUBLIC POLICIES, 1861-1965 -- "Root, Hog, or Die!" -- Up from Barbarism -- The Favored Few and the Victim Class -- The Future -- CHAPTER 9. URBAN PASTS AND URBAN POLICIES -- Introduction -- National Urban Growth Policy -- Regional Shares and Urban Policy.
A Concluding Note -- CHAPTER 10. HISTORY AND THE FORMATION OF SOCIAL POLICY TOWARD CHILDREN: A CASE STUDY -- The Work of the Carnegie Council: An Overview -- History in the Work of the Council -- The Role of a Historian: Personal Reflections -- Subject Index.
Social History and Social Policy is a collection of papers that explores the correlation of social history and social policy. Each article in the book are prepared by social historians, preoccupied in the study of the origins and structure of health systems, urban planning, schools, and pension programs, who seek to change the process of social policy formation. The book is divided into three sections. Part I serves as an introduction and provides the history of social institutions. The second part deals with the history of social problems, discussing public employee pension problems; policies on health care; and a few aspects of the history of criminal justice in the United States. The last part provides the uses of history in the making of social policy. The text will be a valuable source of insight for public administrators, politicians, policy makers, political leaders, and analysts.
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