INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF THE DEPENDENT, DEFECTIVE, AND DELINQUENT CLASSES AND OF THEIR SOCIAL TREATMENT
Book Details + Condition: D.C. Heath & Co. (Boston, MA). Second edition, 1901. Hardcover. 397 pages, with frontispiece and tables. Volume by American minister and sociologist Charles Richmond Henderson on the issues of homelessness, charity, the intellectually and physically disabled, and criminology, which aims to offer solutions to problems within the realm of social welfare. Henderson specifically investigates the aims of philanthropy, unemployment, orphaned children, education of the blind and deaf, mental health treatment, causes of crime, treatment of juvenile offenders, and more. Firm binding; rubbed corners and edges; light wear to boards, with some discoloration to front top; interior is clean and free of markings, save name to inside front board.