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Title A public charity : religion and social welfare in Indianapolis, 1929-2002 / Mary L. Mapes.
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2004.


 Main Stacks  HV99.I5 M37 2004    AVAILABLE
Description x, 173 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Polis Center series on religion and urban culture.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-168) and index.
Subject Social service -- Indiana -- Indianapolis.
Church charities -- Indiana -- Indianapolis.
Public welfare -- Indiana -- Indianapolis.
Nonprofit organizations -- Indiana -- Indianapolis.
Contents Catholic Charities and the making of the welfare state -- A city of families : social welfare and postwar prosperity -- Rediscovering poverty, redefining community : religion, the civil rights movement, and the war on poverty -- "Beyond religious boundaries" : urban ministry and social order -- "One soul at a time" : welfare reform and faith-based organizations.