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Table of Contents for Social Policy and Practice in Canada: A History by Alvin Finkel

Acknowledgements

Introduction: Studying Social Policy


PART 1
Non-State Provision (The Pre-Confederation Period)

First Peoples and Social Needs

New France: The Church, the State, and Feudal Obligations

British North America and the Poor Law

PART 2
Beyond the Poor Law: Canada, 1867–1950

Early Canada: Continuity and Change, 1867–1914

War, Depression, and Social Policy: 1914–39

Paradise Postponed, 1939–50: The Second World War and Its Aftermath

PART 3
The Welfare State, 1950–80

Social Policy and the Elderly, 1950–80

The Medicare Debate, 1945–80

The Child Care Debate, 1945–80

Housing and State Policy, 1945–80

Anti-Poverty Struggles, 1945–80

PART 4
Neo-Liberalism

The Welfare State since 1980

The New Millennium and Social Policy Directions


Bibliography

Index