Religious and early social work in Canada
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Religious and early social work in Canada by A. Ethel Parker

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Published .
Written in English


  • Church and social problems.,
  • Women in church work.

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Statementby Ethel (Dodds) Parker.
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p.
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17118341M

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  Introductory Works. Coates, et al. ; Hick ; and Turner all provide the reader with an introduction to the characteristics of the profession of social work, including the historical development of the profession in relation to Canadian social welfare development. Coates, et al. introduces the role played by religion and spirituality, while Hick presents the key concepts. Social work has faced similar pressures. Social work, a profession that has sprung from the social gospel and other progressive social movements of the late 19th and early 20th century, is often accused of amounting to little more than social control. As Saul Alinsky once observed: “They come to the people of the slums not to help them rebel. Drugs and Alcohol. Liquor was associated with all sorts of social ills in early Canada, and at various times during the early 20th century most provinces experimented with banning the sale and production of alcohol in various ways. This era of so-called prohibition was not the magical solution many had hoped for, however, and by the s, most provinces had changed their laws to re-allow the. Steven Hick is a retired professor of social work at Carleton University in Ottawa, and is also the author of the companion text Social Welfare in Canada: Understanding Income Security. He has practiced at home and abroad as a human rights worker, social service worker, mindfulness teacher and social .

  The focus and aim of social policy in Canada have in part been determined by the unique sociohistorical and cultural context of the country. This entry provides a brief overview of the leading factors that have contributed to the development of social policy in Canada. Emphasis is placed on the economic, social, and cultural context of the development of the country, along with the . About the Author. B.N.S. Yadava was the former Professor and head of the Department of Ancient History, Culture and Archaeology, University of Allahabad and Coordinator of its U.G. About the Book. Cultural History of Early South Asia: A Reader presents a wide-ranging survey of the diverse art forms of early South Asia. In doing so, it departs from the domina. ways there are to be a faithful Christian and effective social work practitioner. Subsequent editions of this book (published in , , , and now ) have furthered this exploration of faith/social work integration by adding.

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