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Unsentimental Reformer - a book by Waugh, Joan

Unsentimental Reformer

The Life of Josephine Shaw Lowell

Unsentimental Reformer( )
Author: Waugh, Joan
ISBN:978-0-674-43748-7
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $65.00
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This book challenges all previous interpretations of Josephine Shaw Lowell as a "genteel" elitist reformer. Such was the massive and pitiless industrialization of the nation after the Civil War that Lowell sought a new way to approach poverty. She rationalized charity toward hapless families and children in ways that established social responsibility for the welfare of the poor. This introduction of "scientific" methods in social work bridged two great eras of social reform, and...
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