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Community Responsibility; A Review of the Cincinnati Social Unit Experiment (Paperback) Loot Price: R230 Discovery Miles 2 300
Community Responsibility; A Review of the Cincinnati Social Unit Experiment (Paperback): Courtenay Dinwiddie
Community Responsibility; A Review of the Cincinnati Social Unit Experiment (Paperback): Courtenay Dinwiddie

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Community Responsibility; A Review of the Cincinnati Social Unit Experiment (Paperback)

Courtenay Dinwiddie

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1921. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... introduction There was conducted in the Mohawk-Brighton District of Cincinnati for the three years ending July 1, 1920, an experiment in community organization. It was founded upon perhaps the most philosophical conception of human relationships in community service that has been offered for thorough test in this country. It was accepted by Cincinnati and the Mohawk-Brighton District for trial, on the basis of its practical operation in the carrying on of community activities. During the course of the experiment it was subjected to the green glare of hostile criticism, the golden glow of friendly appraisal, and the white light of impartial scrutiny. But since its completion there has been no general review of the facts from which conclusions might be drawn as to the results. The national interest in the results demands the fullest possible presentation of the facts. This statement is the contribution of a member of the Cincinnati committee which brought the experiment to that city, who later followed it closely as Executive of the Occupational Council of the Cincinnati Social Unit Organization. It is supplemented by a statistical statement by Mr. Bennet Mead, for some time the statistician of the Social Unit in Cincinnati. This report was prepared September 1st, 1920. Therefore, it does not cover events subsequent to that time. However, a brief insertion referring to later developments will be found on page 144. Purpose of the Unit Experiment. The philosophy back of the Social Unit Experiment has been set forth in the early literature of the Unit organization, a list of which is given on page 160. Its purpose, as presented by Mr. and Mrs. Phillips and accepted by representative citizens of Cincinnati and of the Mohawk-Brighton District, has been to test the theo...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Courtenay Dinwiddie
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 60
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-13358-8
Barcode: 9781151133588
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LSN: 1-151-13358-2

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