Mary L. Mapes's A Public Charity: Religion And Social Welfare In PDF

By Mary L. Mapes

ISBN-10: 0253110971

ISBN-13: 9780253110978

ISBN-10: 0253344808

ISBN-13: 9780253344809

Using Indianapolis as its concentration, this e-book explores the connection among faith and social welfare. coming up out of the Indianapolis Polis Center’s Lilly-sponsored research of faith and concrete tradition, the ebook appears to be like at 3 matters: the function of non secular social prone inside Indianapolis’s better social welfare aid approach, either private and non-private; the evolution of the connection among private and non-private welfare sectors; and the way principles approximately citizenship mediated the supply of social companies. Noting that non secular nonprofits don't determine prominently in so much reviews of welfare, Mapes explores the historic roots of the connection among religiously affiliated social welfare and public firms. Her method acknowledges that neighborhood edition has been a defining function of yank social welfare. A Public Charity goals to light up neighborhood tendencies and to narrate the location in Indianapolis to nationwide traits and events.

Polis middle sequence on faith and concrete Culture—David J. Bodenhamer and Arthur E. Farnsley II, editors

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Taxpaying citizens, Catholics and non-Catholics alike, who watched their government assume a greater role, wondered why they should also support private agencies. ’’27 Although this question no doubt seemed logical and fair from the viewpoint of citizens trying to sort out the relative responsibilities of public and private bodies, the city’s private social welfare leaders were taken by surprise. If nothing else, the private social workers’ experiences with the fiscally tight Township Trustees had led them to believe that private agencies were required to supplement publicly financed work, and they assumed the general public  A Public Charity would stand behind them.

However, while nonsectarian social workers distanced themselves from religion and demonstrated their professionalism by embracing the rhetoric of science popular among university-trained social workers, Catholic social workers embraced both religion and professional social work methods. They claimed that the techniques of professional social work were compatible with Catholic principles and that only Catholic social workers could respond to the needs of other Catholics. To stem doubts about Catholic professionalism, Fussenegger made sure that Catholic Charities had the trappings of a truly ‘‘professional’’ agency.

Equally significant, Catholic Charities drew on available public funds both to expand traditional services and to initiate new ones as well. Catholic Charities and the Making of the Welfare State  Among the many programs benefiting from the public’s largesse was the Catholic-run foster care program. Although informal Catholic foster care arrangements were not unheard of in , the introduction of a large and organized foster program became possible only after large amounts of public money became available for the care of these children.

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