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From Poor Law to Welfare State, 4th Edition

A History of Social Welfare in America

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About The Book

Over twenty years and through several editions, Walter I. Trattner's From Poor Law to Welfare State has served as the standard text on the history of welfare policy in the United States.

Written for students in social work and other human service professions, From Poor Law to Welfare State: A History of Social Welfare in America is also an essential resource for historians, political scientists, sociologists, and policymakers.

About The Author

Walter I. Trattner is Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Free Press (October 1, 1989)
  • Length: 400 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780029327128

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