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Social work intervention in an economic crisis, the River Communities Project, Martha Baum, Pamela Twiss, editors

With the collapse of the steel industry in the 1980s, economic devastation hit the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, region. Social Work Intervention in an Economic Crisis strives to deepen understanding of the impact of the economic tragedy in the Pittsburgh region and to present social workers'efforts to enhance recovery. This case study serves as a model for social workers, human service educators and agency personnel, public health professionals, community organizers, policymakers, economic strategists, and researchers in social work, public health, sociology, anthropology, and political science t
Table Of Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; About the Editors; About the Authors; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part One: The Devastation; Chapter 1. The Loss of ""Big Steel"" and the Consequencesfor the River Communities; Chapter 2. The Crisis at the Community Level: ExploringAliquippa, 1984 and Before; Part Two: Evolution of the River Communities Project; Chapter 3. Steps in the Process; Prologue; Historical Involvement with the Mill Towns and the Useof the Concept of Community
Literary Form
non fiction
First published 1996 by the Haworth Press, Inc
Physical Description
1 online resource (247 p.)
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