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Pittsburgh Surveyed

Social Science and Social Reform in the Early Twentieth Century

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Social history,
  • Social research & statistics,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • Pittsburgh,
  • History,
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Pittsburgh (Pa.),
  • General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science / Social Classes,
  • United States,
  • Social Classes,
  • Case studies,
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Social surveys

  • Edition Notes

    Contributionsmaurice Greenwald (Editor), Margo Anderson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8117351M
    ISBN 100822956101
    ISBN 109780822956105

    The Pittsburgh Survey was part of the survey movement. The movement was characterized in three key documents of self-interpretation: the fi rst, an article by Paul U. Kellogg, Shelby Harrison, and George Palmer in the Proceedings of the Academy of Political Science in ; the second, a paper by Kellogg and Neva Deardorff presented to an international social work convention in ; and the Cited by: 2.   The Business Times' Book of Lists will hit newsstands and be delivered to subscribers Friday, Dec. 21, featuring almost Lists that Author: Ethan Lott.

    Patrick Gallagher, the Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh, was the director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology from to Significantly, several of their top aides have served in senior government positions at the national and state level. Today, Pittsburgh has become a veritable playground of innovation. A list of books on Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, and Western PA history from the University of Pittsburgh Press.

    According to Ewa Morawska, one of the essayists in "Pittsburgh Surveyed," a study of "The Pittsburgh Survey" recently published by the University of Pittsburgh Press ($), letters sent home to Europe and published in ethnic newspapers show that immigrants found life in western Pennsylvania's mills and mines as terribly hard, dreary. The University of Pittsburgh Press and the University Library System (ULS) have formed a partnership to make books published by the Press available online. By digitizing these volumes and distributing them freely on the Internet, the University of Pittsburgh Press is enabling greater access to the material previously available only as print.


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