A sweeping work of original scholarship, Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan examines the daily lives of Japan’s hinmin (poor people), particularly urban slum-dwellers, in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
The Boston Massacre (above). On more than thirty occasions between 1776 and 1779, American men and women gathered in crowds to confront hoarding merchants, intimidate “unreasonable” storekeepers, and seize scarce commodities ranging from sugar to tea to bread.
Social work education at Eastern began in 1959 when a social work major was added by the Department of Sociology. Later, the Department was renamed the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work with a major in each of the three disciplines.
Billboard along U.S. 99 behind which three destitute families of migrants are camped. Kern County, California. 1938.
In nineteenth-century Britain few cities could rival Liverpool for recorded drunkenness. Civic pride at Liverpool’s imperial influence was undercut by anxieties about social problems that could all be connected to alcohol, from sectarian unrest and prostitution in the city’s streets to child neglect and excess mortality in its slums.
Power through Testimony documents how survivors are remembering and reframing our understanding of residential schools in the wake of the 2007 Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), a forum for survivors, families, and communities to share their memories and stories with the Canadian public.
Adopted by the founding convention in Regina, Saskatchewan, July, 1933. The establishment of a commission composed of psychiatrists, psychologists, socially minded jurists and social workers, to deal with all matters pertaining to crime and punishment and the general administration of law, in order to humanize the law and to bring it into harmony with the needs of the people.
The Kinder Scout Mass Trespass Group, 1932.
Mrs Clitherow, Phrenological Chart, no date
FIG. 3. A patient of Heath’s who underwent DBS therapy for schizophrenia.
This plug-in arrangement was a modified version of their initial lead system and consisted of a plastic headpiece fitted with a special connector. Left: Photograph showing the plastic headpiece with an electrode connecter. Wires can be seen going from the connecter lead pins to the scalp. Right: The plastic headpiece is wrapped with dressing, leaving only the connector exposed.
100 Years of Care
FIG. 3. Photograph from an article outlining technical details of the pediatric PEG. The technique included using atropine and codeine for premedication, with Avertin and ether administered throughout the procedure. The child was positioned sitting on a bench with thighs fastened to the bench. The forehead rested on the vertical Potty-Bucky
diaphragm with several pillows and a sandbag on his or her lap built up to rest the chin. This group advocated the use of oxygen instead of room air for injection.
Watchtower at Manzanar