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  • Keep Your Head Up, Mr. Putnam! by Peter PutnamReview by: Dora GoldstineSocial Service Review, Vol. 27, No. 1 (Mar., 1953), p. 118Published by: The University of Chicago PressStable URL: .Accessed: 24/06/2014 23:16

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    The college study program was conducted some- what as follows: A committee of the faculty, or the whole faculty in smaller institutions, laid out a series of problems that seemed important on their cam- puses. These differed according to the geographic lo- cation of the college and other factors, such as its nature, size, and staff. The work centered on reduc- tion of prejudice, improving teacher-leader training, and community education and planning. The proc- esses described here and the experiences offered sug- gest analogies to intergroup problems elsewhere and keys to possible action. The basic problem, however, is much more difficult than may at first be imagined, for it revolves about the whole American value sys- tem and most significantly of all about its teachers.

    Do Americans still dream of a day when all people will be treated as people--when the terms of personal worth, fair play, good will, and co-operation will have great value because they will be viewed as the essentials of decent living? Let us hope that they do. This is the aim of intergroup education.


    "Keep Your Head Up, Mr. Putnam!" By PETER PUTNAM. New York: Harper & Bros., 1952. Pp. xi+ 171. $2.50.

    The writer presents an interesting account of the adjustment of a blind person to the process of learn- ing how to use a "Seeing Eye" dog. The basic prin- ciples of any learning experience--consistent disci- pline, repetition, and progression in difficulty of both content and skill--are well exemplified. Of particular interest to social workers is the process of identifica- tion which takes place between the man and his guide, as a consciously nurtured development.


    Step by Step: A Guide for a Program To Help the Fos- ter Parents in Your Community. New York: State Charities Aid Association, 1952. Pp. 15.

    Agencies interested in developing and improving foster-home care in their communities will be espe- cially interested in this brief pamphlet, which sketches out a plan for group meetings of foster- parents. Such meetings are designed to help foster- parents exchange ideas on common problems and to help the community appreciate the contributions made by foster-parents. Because there is so little material of this type, this pamphlet should meet a real need.



    BAUMGARDT, DAVID. Bentham and the Ethics of To- day, with Bentham Manuscripts Hitherto Unpub- lished. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1952. Pp. xiv+ 584. $9.00.

    BECK, BERTRAM M. Simple Arithmetic about Com- plex Children: A Study of Temporary Shelter for Dependent and Neglected Children in New York City. New York: Community Service Society of New York, 1952. Pp. 163. $0.50.

    BINDT, JULIET. A Handbook for the Blind. New York: Macmillan Co., 1952. Pp. xvi+ 244. $3.50.

    CHILDS, RICHARD S. Civic Victories: The Story of an Unfinished Revolution. With an Introduction by THOMAS HARRISON REED. New York: Harper & Bros., 1952. Pp. xvii+ 350. $3.50.

    FREUD, SIGMUND. The Case of Dora and Other Papers. Translations by JOAN RIVIkRE, Aux and JAMES STRACHEY, R. C. McWATTERS, E. B. M. HER- FORD, and E. COLBURN MAYNE. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., Inc., 1952. Pp. vi+243. $3.50.

    GOODE, WILLIAM J., and HATT, PAUL K. Methods in Social Research. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., 1952. Pp. vii+ 386. $5.50.

    HOLLIS, ERNEST V., and TAYLOR, ALICE L. Abridg- ment of Social Work Education in the United States. Published for the Council on Social Work Education by American Association of Social Workers. New York: AASW, 1952. Pp. 48. $0.50.

    LAMONT, CORilSS. Soviet Civilization. New York:

    Philosophical Library, 1952. Pp. xviii+433. $5.00.

    LYNN, RITA L. The National Catholic Community Service in World War II. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 1952. Pp. xii+ 290. $3.50.

    McENTIRE, DAVIDm. Leisure Activities of Youth in Berkeley, California: A Study of Leisure Activities and Membership in Youth Organizations, with a Chapter on Educational and Vocational Aims of High School Youth. Berkeley, Calif.: Berkeley Council of Social Welfare and School of Social Welfare, University of California, 1952. Pp. viii+ 53. $1.00.

    MAY, ROLLO. Man's Search for Himself. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1953. Pp. 281. $3.50.

    Modern Philanthropy and Human Welfare: A Round Table. New York: Grant Foundation, 1952.

    MONTAGU, M. F. ASHLEY. Man's Most Dangerous Myth: The Fallacy of Race. With a Foreword by ALDOUS HUXLEY. 3d ed., rev. and enl. New York: Harper & Bros., 1952. Pp.xxiii+ 362. $5.00.

    NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON SHELTERED WORKSHOPS. Sheltered Workshops and Homebound Programs: A Handbook on Their Establishment and Standards of Operation. 1st ed. New York: National Com- mittee on Sheltered Workshops and Homebound Programs, 1952. Pp. xiii+ 71. $1.00.

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    Article Contentsp. 118

    Issue Table of ContentsSocial Service Review, Vol. 27, No. 1 (Mar., 1953), pp. i-v, 1-126Volume InformationFront MatterThe First Twenty-Six Years of the Social Service Review [pp. 1-14]A Conceptual Framework for the Social Work Curriculum of Tomorrow [pp. 15-26]Selection and Arrangement of Case Material for Orderly Progression in Learning [pp. 27-54]Anthropology and the Functional-Diagnostlc Controversy [pp. 55-61]Co-ordination of Family Welfare Services in France [pp. 62-66]Financing the Welfare Program [pp. 67-72]Behind the Prison Riots [pp. 73-86]Notes and CommentA Look to the Future [pp. 87-88]Is Federal Aid a Menace [pp. 88-89]Foundations on Trial [pp. 89-90]Notes from the Professional Schools [pp. 90-92]International Developments in Social Work Education [pp. 92-94]Ambassador Bowles on the Point Four Program in India [pp. 94-95]Some Aspects of American Aid to Germany [pp. 95-97]International Labour Conference, 1952 [pp. 97-99]The Grace Abbott Homes [p. 99-99]Retirement of Sophie Van Senden Theis [pp. 99-100]Privileged Communications for Psychiatrists [pp. 100-102]The McCarran-Walter Immigration Act [p. 102-102]Senator Lehman on the McCarran-Walter Act [pp. 102-104]

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