This book presents a historical perspective on one of the central components of the U.S. social welfare network -- family services -- and provides a unique look at the advances this service network has achieved, problems it has confronted, and how it is likely to develop in the future.

Fragile Families, Fragile Solutions: A History of Supportive Services for Families in Poverty 1998, Columbia University Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780231106665

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