Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Find a Way or Make One – A Documentary History of Clark Atlanta University Whitney M. Young Jr. School of Social Work (1920-2020) - Oxford Scholarship Online
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Find a Way or Make One: A Documentary History of Clark Atlanta University Whitney M. Young Jr. School of Social Work (1920-2020)

Alma J. Carten

Abstract

The book examines the history of a school of social work as it unfolded over a century of US history, when the “separate but equal” doctrine was accepted in both law and custom in the United States. The founding of the School was spearheaded by leading scholars and social activists in Atlanta, Georgia, as an independent institution of higher learning to prepare black social workers for practice in the black community. Using a historical qualitative research method, data for the book were obtained primarily from the Clark Atlanta University Robert W. Woodruff Research Center, which holds the co ... More

Keywords: social work education, HBCUs, Council on Social Work Education, historical research, Clark Atlanta University, Whitney M. Young Jr. School of Social Work

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780197518465
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2022 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780197518465.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alma J. Carten, author
New York University