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Child welfare and social action : from the nineteenth century to the present

Author: Jon Lawrence; Pat Starkey
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2001.
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This collection of twelve essays represents an important contribution to the understanding of child welfare and social action in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Lawrence; Pat Starkey
ISBN: 0853236860 9780853236863 0853236763 9780853236764
OCLC Number: 47900598
Description: 320 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: AcknowledgementsIntroduction: Child Welfare and Social Action - Jon Lawrence and Pat StarkeyI. Gender and 'Delinquency'1. Deserting Daughters: Runaways and the Red-Light District of Montreal before 1945 - Tamara Myers2. 'Just Trying to be Men'? Violence, Girls and their Social Worlds - J.A Brown, M. Burman and K. TisdallII Child Emigration3. Fairbridge Child Migrants - Geoffrey Sherington4. Gender, Generations and Social Class: The Fairbridge Society and British Child Migration to Canada, 1930-1960 - Patrick A. Dunae5. Child Rescue: The Emigration of an Idea - Shurlee Swain6. Changing Childhoods: Child Emigration since 1945 - Kathleen PaulIII Rethinking Philanthropy7. From Barrack Schools to Family Cottages: Creating Domestic Space for Late Victorian Poor Children - Lydia D. Murdoch8. The Campaign for School Meals in Edwardian Scotland - John Stewart9. 'Blood is Thicker than Water': Family, Fantasy and Identity in the Lives of Scottish Foster Children - Lynn AbramsIV 'Welfare States' and Child Welfare10. Fixing Mothers: Child Welfare and Compulsory Sterilisation in the American Midwest, 1925-1945 - Molly Ladd-Taylor11. A Spirit of 'Friendly Rivalry'? Voluntary Societies and the Formation of Post-War Child Welfare Legislation in Britain - Julie Grier12. Mental Incapacity, Ill-health and Poverty: Family Failure in Post-War Britain - Pat StarkeyNotes on ContributorsIndex
Responsibility: Jon Lawrence and Pat Starkey.


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