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Author Williams, Joyce E.
Title Settlement sociology in the progressive years : faith, science, and reform / by Joyce E. Williams, Vicky M. MacLean.
Imprint Boston : Brill, 2015.

Series Studies in Critical Social Sciences.
Studies in critical social sciences.
Subject Social settlements -- United States -- History.
Progressivism (United States politics)
Alt Name MacLean, Vicky M.
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgements -- Introduction: in search of sociology -- Problems in search of solutions : science, religion, and education in the -- Progressive era -- Neighborhood settlements : residence, research and reform -- Hull house : feminist pragmatism and the chicago women's school of sociology -- Back of the yards : the university of chicago settlement -- Chicago commons : settlement and social gospel in action -- Boston's south end house : a sociological laboratory -- The college settlements association : breaching gender and class in cities -- Henry street : where health became a public issue -- G greenwich house : the house that mary built -- Recovering a paradigm lost : public sociology then and now -- Appendix a: selected works of the chicago women's school of settlement sociology -- Appendix b: a comparison of some aspects of the urban sociology of south end house and University of Chicago sociologists -- References -- Archival collections -- Other internet resources used -- Index.
Note Print version record.
Summary The Progressive Era roots of sociology as a public enterprise for reform are restored to the canon and given recognition by tracing key works of early sociological practitioners in the leading settlement houses of Chicago, New York and Boston.
ISBN 9789004287570 (electronic bk.)
9004287574 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 911912753
Additional Format Print version: Williams, Joyce E. Settlement sociology in the progressive years 9789004287563 (DLC) 2015012380 (OCoLC)904036852.