Book Reviews, Journal of Jewish Communal Service, Summer 1972

By Walter A. Lurie

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), National Conference of Jewish Communal Service, Summer 1972

Contributors review the following books:

  • "The Bush is Burning!" by Arthur I. Waskow, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1971;
  • "Overcoming Middle-Class Rage," Murray Friedman, editor. Westminster Press, Philadelphia, 1971;
  • "Steeled by Adversity: Essays and Addresses on American Jewish Life," by Salo Wittmayer Baron, edited by Jeannette Meisel Baron. The Jewish Publication Society, Philadelphia, 1971;
  • "Organizational Change: The Political Economy of the YMCA," Mayer N. Zald. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1970;
  • "Social Casework: Theories in Action," Edited by Herbert F. Strean. The Scarecrow Press, Inc., Metuchen, New Jersey, 1971;
  • "Health Care and Income: The Distributional Impacts of Medicaid and Medicare Nationally and in the State of Michigan (Second Edition)," by Bruce C. Stuart and Lee A. Bair. Research Paper No. 5, September 1971;
  • "Interviewing in Social Work Practice: An Introduction," by Margaret Schubert. Council on Social Work Education, New York, 1971;
  • "Community Organization Curriculum in Graduate Social Work Education: Report and Recommendations," by Arnold Gurin. Council on Social Work Education, New York, 1970;
  • "The Social Welfare Forum, 1971: Official Proceedings 98th Annual Forum National Conference on Social Welfare, Dallas, Texas, May 16-May 21, 1971." Columbia University Press, New York.

As well, contributors review the following pamphlets, studies and reports produced by agencies in Jewish communal service:

  • "Help for the Jewish Aged: A Directory of Aids," Facilities and Services, American Jewish Congress, New York, 1972;
  • "Guidelines to Jewish History in Social Studies and Instructural Material," by Gladys Rosen, American Jewish Committee, New York, 1971;
  • "The Vocational Rehabilitation of Neighborhood-Bound Older Disabled Persons: A Program Guide," by Herbert Rusalem, Roland Baxt, and Irving Barshop. Federation Employment and Guidance Services, New York, 1967.

Topic: Literature, Jewish Communal Service, Publications, Literature Review

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Editor: Sherman, Sanford N.

Volume/Issue: Vol. 48/No. 4

Page Number(s): 416-430

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Genre: Book Review

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Lurie, Walter A. Book Reviews, Journal of Jewish Communal Service, Summer 1972. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Communal Service. Summer 1972: 416-430.


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