Certain Trends of the Times and Their Bearing On Social Work

By Alice L. Seligsberg

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Social Service, September 1928

Two trends are evident in the field of social work. On the one hand, a trend toward centralization under one board of directors and one executive inevitably leads to mechanization and to the granting of too much power over many human beings to a few people. On the other hand, a trend toward the continued maintenance or the creation of separate smaller units have the possibility of dealing with every client as an individual, and which distribute power among several boards and several executives.

Topic: Management and Administration, Social Services, Children, Social Work, Power, Education, Governance, Family, Health and Healing

Name of Publication: The Jewish Social Service Quarterly

Editor: Rubinow, I. M.

Volume/Issue: Vol.5/no.1

Page Number(s): 45-54

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Genre: Article

Coverage: New York, New York , United States

Language: English

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Seligsberg, Alice L. Certain Trends of the Times and Their Bearing On Social Work. The Jewish Social Service Quarterly. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Social Service. September 1928: 45-54. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=12427


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