Further Reading

This is a suggested reading list for those who wish to learn more about the topics discussed "Catholic Charities and Social Security" website.

  • Social Security Administration: Social Security History Online

  • Edward D. Berkowitz, America's Welfare State from Roosevelt to Reagan (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991)

  • Dorothy M. Brown and Elizabeth McKeown, The Poor Belong to Us: Catholic Charities and American Welfare (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1997)

  • Blanche Coll, Safety Net: Welfare and Social Security, 1929-1979 (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995)

  • Bernard J. Coughlin, Church and State in Social Welfare (New York: Columbia University Press, 1965)

  • George Q. Flynn, American Catholics and the Roosevelt Presidency: 1932-1936 (Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1968)

  • Robert S. McElvaine, The Great Depression: America 1929-1941 (New York Times Books, 1984)

  • David J. O'Brien, American Catholics and Social Reform: The New Deal Years (New York: Oxford University Press, 1968)

  • Walter I. Trattner, From Poor Law to Welfare State: A History of Social Welfare in America (New York: Free Press, 1979)

  • Edwin W. Witte, The Development of the Social Security Act (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1962)

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