Order and Control in American Socio-Economic Thought: Social Scientists and Progressive-Era Reform - Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy 153 (Paperback)Charles McCann (author)
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The Progressive Era is generally regarded as a period of extraordinary social, political, and economic change, affecting virtually every aspect of American life. In the last decades of the nineteenth century, American social scientists, drawing on their experiences with the German social welfare system, became increasingly interested not merely in identifying problems, but in prescribing means by which to effect social change. This book is an effort to identify the various influences upon critical thinkers, and to examine their approaches to solving the social problems of the time.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 298
Weight: 590 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm