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SOWK 4118 History of Social Welfare and Social Work: Encyclopedias

This is a class-specific research guide created to help students find books, articles, primary source material, statistics, and other scholarly research resources about the history of social welfare and social work in the United States.


These encyclopedias will give you contextual background information on various social movements, individuals, and groups related to the study of American social welfare history. The titles listed here are representative of the kinds of resources available. You can find additional titles by browsing in the call number ranges, or by searching in the library catalog, using relevant subject headings (e.g., Hispanic Americans -- Encyclopedias).

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