Introduction to the Study of the Dependent, Defective and Delinquent Classes; And of Their Social Treatment

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General Books LLC, 2009 - History - 274 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. Suggestions to the Student in the Use of the Text. 1. Make an abstract of each section of the chapter, and be prepared to state every point in your own language. 2. Read the works and articles cited, so far as they are accessible, and note down: (a) any additional facts, arguments, or recommendations; (b) any contradictions of the text. Weigh the different views, form your own judgment, and write it out. 3. Visit institutions of charity and correction in your own community, and make careful drawings, plans, and descriptions. Use the "schedule" printed herewith (p. 351). 4. Cut out of newspapers, and keep together in envelopes, drawers, scrap books, or other devices, all illustrative items. Seek to add to your direct and personal observation and experience by all available means. Abbreviations.--Some of the books to which reference is most frequently made are indicated by the following abbreviations: --N.C.C. Proceedings of the National Conference of Charities and Correction. N. P. A. Proceedings of the National Prison Association. I. C. C. Proceedings of the International Congress of Charities, Correction, and Philanthropy, Chicago, 1893; published by Johns Hopkins University. A. Jour. Soc. American Journal of Sociology. Char. Rev. Charities Review. The list of books, pamphlets, and articles is intended to be select rather than exhaustive; and select in relation to the needs of beginners, and of college and university students who wish to push their studies beyond the materials of the text. The bibliography is not intended for specialists. Any person who has mastered the text and the literature cited will be able to help himself. German, French, and Italian works are occasionally named, since familiarity with the European...

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