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The new encyclopedia of social reform

including all social-reform movements and activities, and the economic, industrial, and sociological facts and statistics of all countries and all social subjects

by William Dwight Porter Bliss

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Published by Funk and Wagnalls Company in New York .
Written in English


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Earlier ed. as title Encyclopedia of social reform.

Statemented. by William D.P. Bliss and Rudolph M. Binder; with the cooperation of many specialists, including among others Jane Addams [and others]
ContributionsBinder, Rudolph Michael, 1865-
The Physical Object
Pagination1321 p. tables.
Number of Pages1321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24580374M
LC Control Number80013953
OCLC/WorldCa6255034

Implementing Federal Health Care Reform: A Roadmap for New York State Introduction (continued) including information systems, and shrink the very government agencies that will be charged with implementing reform. New leadership at the State’s helm starting in January will. Over entriesOver the past forty years, social historians have drawn on new sources and methodologies to shift the focus of historical interest to the experiences of ordinary people. The result has been a radical rethinking of the great events and historical transformations in American history, and The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History synthesizes the extraordinary wealth of.

  This entry presents an overview of national health-care reform in the United States, from its introduction into the public policy agenda at the turn of the 20th century through policy debates and legislative proposals more than a century later. Specifically, it concentrates on the programs and strategies to obtain universal coverage for health and mental-health services for all Americans at. social reform political and social policies implemented with the aim of eliminating SOCIAL reform movements, and the bureaucratic administrative structures set up to implement such reforms, can be seen as a major feature differentiating modern industrial societies from .

  1 D. M. Barbuto, ‘Introduction,’ in American Settlement Houses and Progressive Social Reform: An Encyclopedia of the American Settlement House Movement, ed. by Domenica M. Barbuto (Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, ), pp. vii–ix; J. D. Buenker, ‘The Gilded Age and Progressive Era: –′, in Encyclopedia of the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era, ed. by John D. Buenker and Cited by: 3. J. Oelkers, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 1 History of the Concept. Theories on educational reform have been current since Greco–Roman times, in all three directions of reforms related to school, life, and society. Reform movements in the Middle Ages initially occurred on the basis of religious.


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