Chmidling, Catherine Books

Catherine Chmidling is Coordinator of the Campus Writing Program at the University of Missouri, Columbia. She holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the same academic institution.

History of the Kansas Orphans’ Home, 1887-1962. The Professionalization of Charity
2010 0-7734-3667-7
This case study combines James C. Scott’s theory of high-modern social engineering with economic and evolutionary theories of altruism and reciprocal altruism to analyze and interpret the text and quantitative data in reports spanning 1887 through 1963 from the Kansas Orphans’ Home.