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The invisible caring hand [electronic resource] : American congregations and the provision of welfare / Ram A. Cnaan ; with Stephanie C. Boddie.

Author/Creator:
Cnaan, Ram A.
Publication:
New York ; London : New York University Press, ©2002.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xi, 328 pages.)
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Subjects:
Church charities -- United States.
Contents:
Foreword / John J. DiIulio, Jr.
Preface / Ram A. Cnaan
I. An Overview of Congregations. 1. Congregations in Society. 2. The Historical Development of American Congregations
II. Congregations Involvement: Empirical Findings. 3. The Congregations in Our Study. 4. Congregational Involvement I: Area of Involvement. 5. Congregational Involvement II: Characteristics of Service and Financial Value. 6. Which Congregations Tend to Get Involved. 7. Comparing Neighbors: Canada and the U.S.A.
III. Congregations for Society: Additional Studies. 8. Small-Town Congregations: The Case of Council Grove, Kansas. 9. Mediating Structures: The Greater New Orleans Federation of Churches.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rosengarten Family Fund.
Contributor:
Boddie, Stephanie C.
JSTOR (Organization)
Rosengarten Family Fund.
ISBN:
9780814790205 (electronic bk.)
0814790208 (electronic bk.)
0814716172
9780814716175
0814716180
9780814716182
Publisher Number:
99965899748
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.