Class Notes (807,038)
Canada (492,560)
Social Work (254)
SOCWORK 1A06 (162)
Lecture 3

SOCWORK 1A06 Lecture 3: Social Work - Charity & Moral models

4 Pages
Unlock Document

McMaster University
Social Work
Chase Collver

1 Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Social Work Professor C. Collver Lecture notes Socio-Political Context of help: Charity & Moral Models Morality Attitudes and beliefs about what is right or wrong, good and bad. Morality is not a fixed concept but that is not fixed construct, but one that is socially constructed and is influenced by the social context. Charity Institutionalized form of help. Socially constructed. 1601 Poor law developed. Three levels of response; Family first. Outdoor relief (coats, food, clothing, etc). Indoor relief. Marks beginning of Charity Model. No analysis of social structures. Targeted groups; People w/ disabilities. Single mothers. Elderly. Those with criminal backgrounds. Poverty seen as a flaw in a persons character. Participation in Poor Houses had a negative connotation. 1832 Start of Moral Reform Era (19 and earl 20 ).h People were migrating to urban centres to look for manufacturing jobs. Number of people seeking relief increased. Provinces and territories had informally been following the Elizabethan poor laws. 1860 Most provinces adopted the Poor Law or the English Civil law.
More Less

Related notes for SOCWORK 1A06

Log In


Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.