Constructive and Preventive Philanthropy

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byJoseph Lee

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1902. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV The Home: Health And Building Laws On the general subject of this and the next chapter see: Reports of New York tenement-house commission, 1900; "The housing of the poor in American cities," M. T. Reynolds, American Economic Association, volume viii, Nos. 2 and 3; the books by Riis and Robinson referred to at the head of chapter i; "Eighth special report of the United States commissioner of labor," 1895; report of Massachusetts sanitary commission of 1850; "The poor in great cities." Health laws: "Public hygiene in the United States," by Samuel W. Abbott, secretary of the Massachusetts state board of health, published for the Paris exposition, department of social economy, United States commission to the exposition. Many of the references to building laws refer also to health laws. Building laws: Exact references to statutes are important to special students in a study like this. Such references are, however, necessarily very voluminous and cannot be included here. They will be found in this chapter as originally published in The Charities Review, December, 1900, the notes to which form a comparative study of the building laws in different cities. The above-cited reports of the Tenementhouse commission of 1900, giving building laws in the different cities and the history of the building law in New York up to 1900, are much the best sources from which to obtain this information. The laws passed since that time may, in some cases, be obtained by writing to the building commissioner or the board of health of each city. See also: reports of the Metropolitan board of health of New York, 1866-1870, and the reports of the New York board of health, 1871-1873; reports of the Association for improving the condition of the poor; "The housing problem," E. R. L. Gould...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1902. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV The Home: Health And Building Laws On the general subject of this and the next chapter see: Reports of New York tenement-house...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217921094

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