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Social engineering in family matters

Mindick, Burton

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ISBN 10: 0030014778 / ISBN 13: 9780030014772
Published by Praeger
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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NY: Praeger, [1986]. 1st Edition. x+226+[4]pp. Blue cloth with black painted lables and gilt lettering. Slight discoloration to right front edge else VG. Weight: 1 pound 2.0 ounces = 512 grams. Size: 9.6 x 6.4 x 0.8 inches = 24 x 16 x 2cm. 0030014778 Inquire if you need further information. Gach. Bookseller Inventory # O09D-wmda1275

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Title: Social engineering in family matters

Publisher: Praeger

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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"Funded research for techniques of intervention into family dynamics reached its peak in the 1960s. Offshoots of the war on poverty included such famous programs as Head Start as well as lesser known efforts usually connected to urban redevelopment or employment projects. Mindick reminds readers that the search for betterment continues and family intervention research struggles on. Although the title of the book would suggest a general treatment of social engineering, it is actually a research report on a project called Family Matters. The project, set in Syracuse in 1979 and 1980, involved an experimental design that provided various services for families in treatment and control families for comparison.... Should be read by all who are planning family intervention strategies." -- Choice

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