Resources

Links to Online Catalogues

Social Environment Research Unit – Edinburgh Housing Survey

University of Edinburgh, Department of Social Work (coming soon) including: Mental Health Survey (coming soon) and Student Admission files (coming soon)

Papers of Professor Tom Burns (coming soon)

Papers of Professor John Spencer (coming soon)

University Settlement

Useful Websites

The Social Work Department’s Centenary website: http://www.socialwork.ed.ac.uk/centenary

Scottish Association of Social Workers: https://www.basw.co.uk/what-we-do/around-uk/scotland

Edinburgh University Dissertation Week workshop on language in research and reporting: https://edinburgh-uk.libguides.com/dissertation

Early Social Work Texts

Milnes, N., 1917. Some Aspects of the Infant Welfare Question. The Sociological Review, a9(3), pp.121–128.

Milnes, N., 1920. Child welfare from the social point of view, London ; Toronto: J.M. Dent & sons, ltd.

Anon, 1921. Child Welfare . Nora Milnes. The Elementary School Journal, 22(1), pp.71–72.

Milnes, N., 1926. The economics of wages and labour, London: P. S. King.

Milnes, N., 1936. A study of industrial Edinburgh and the surrounding area, 1923-1934, London: P.S. King & son.

Macadam, E. & Brown, M.A., 1946. The social servant in the making : a review of the provision of training for the social service, London: George Allen & Unwin.

Younghusband, E. & Carnegie United Kingdom Trust, 1947. Report on the employment and training of social workers., Edinburgh: T. and A. Constable.

Brown, M.A. & Community Service Society of New York, 1949. Social work as human relations : anniversary papers of the New York School of Social Work and the Community Service Society of New York., New York: Columbia University Press.

Mental Health Survey

Mayer-Gross, W., 1948. Mental health survey in a rural area; a preliminary report. The Eugenics review, 40(3), pp.140–148.

Anon, 1961. Obituary: W. MAYER-GROSS, M.D., F.R.C.P. British Medical Journal, 1(5225), pp.596–597.

Social Environment Unit

Harrington, M., 1964. Co-Operation and Collusion in a Group of Young Housewives. The Sociological Review, 12(3), pp.255–282.

Harrington, M., 1964. PARENTS’ HOPES AND CHILDREN’S SUCCESS. New Society, 4(113), p.8.

Hutton, G. & Joseph Rowntree Memorial Trust, 1975. Social environment in suburban Edinburgh : a report to the Joseph Rowntree Memorial Trust (on the work of the social environment research unit of the University of Edinburgh, 1959-1964), York: Joseph Rowntree Memorial Trust.