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The American Settlement Movement was one of the most significant, broadly based reform efforts in the history of the United States, yet surprisingly few people are even aware of its existence. American Settlement Houses and Progressive Social Reform documents, for the first time, the history of the American Settlement Movement in an A to Z format. Included in the Encyclopedia's 230 entries are biographies of key individuals, descriptions of settlement houses and reform committees, synopses of influential writings and reports, and articles on major issues affecting the movement
...convenient compilation in a single volume.CHOICE
...well-researched....Students researching women's studies, social work, or urban and social history would find this source invalubale as a starting point.Book Report
Includes bibliographical references (p. -245) and index.
About the Author
DOMENICA M. BARBUTO holds a Ph.D. in history from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and an M.L.S. from C.W. Post College in Greenvale, New York.
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