Catastrophe and Social Change

Catastrophe and Social Change

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Excerpt: ...body of public opinion to which could be anchored the wisdom of sound and thorough social methods. The passing of time has reenforced the rightness of the course taken, and not a few former critics would now be ready to condemn the methods used as not having been radical enough. Still there was an element of justice in what was said, and social workers of the future when thrown into a similar situation should curtain their machinery a little closer, at least until the community can realize the principles which organization must conserve. The principle on which rigid procedure is justified is based upon disaster psychology itself, and is the fruit of a long series of trials and errors. On the first few days after disaster the finer sensibilities of human nature appear. Men and women sayshow more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 123672772X
  • 9781236727725