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“...Социалната работа, която избрах за професия на моя живот...". Райна Петкова (1895 - 1957) в огледалото на своето служебно досие
"…The Social Work Which I Choose as a Profession for my Whole Life…" Rayna Petkova (1895 - 1957) in the Mirror of Her Dossier

Author(s): Kristina Popova
Subject(s): Gender Studies
Published by: ЮГОЗАПАДЕН УНИВЕРСИТЕТ »НЕОФИТ РИЛСКИ«

Summary/Abstract: Rayna Petkova was an activist of the Bulgarian Women’s Union and one of the first Bulgarian professional social worker. In the early 30-es she was a student at the Alice Salomon Women’s Social Academy in Berlin. Coming back to Sofia she gave lectures in methods of social work in the High Social School for Women opened by the Bulgarian Women’s Union. She worked also in the Department for struggle against moral decline in the Police (1932 . 1944). The article presents her life, her professional views and values as social worker as well as the conditions of social isolation, persecution and police surveillance she lived in after September 1944. It is reconstructed on the base of the documents in Rayna Petkova’s personal dossier in the Police department.

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 157-170
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Bulgarian