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The Settlement House Movement RevisitedA Transnational History$
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John Gal, Stefan Köngeter, and Sarah Vicary

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781447354239

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2021

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447354239.001.0001

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A brief transnational history of the Settlement House Movement

A brief transnational history of the Settlement House Movement

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(p.15) 2 A brief transnational history of the Settlement House Movement
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The Settlement House Movement Revisited
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Stefan Köngeter

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447354239.003.0002

This chapter provides a brief transnational history of the Settlement House Movement. It develops the argument that the settlements houses contributed to the transnational advancement of the nation in form of the national welfare state by interpreting and tackling the social question as a crisis of a (national) community. Against the background of two major social developments (secularisation and scientisation), it shows how settlement knowledge was translated to different social contexts and proved to be flexibel enough to transcend various social boundaries (class, knowledge etc.) and transform society

Keywords:   Settlement House Movement, transnational, national welfare state, community, translation

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