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Social origins of the welfare state: Quebec families, compulsory education & family allowances, 1940-1955.

Social origins of the welfare state: Quebec families, compulsory education & family allowances, 1940-1955.

Author: Dominic Marshall; Nicola Doone Danby
Publisher: Waterloo, ON : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2006.
Series: Studies in childhood & family in Canada.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dominic Marshall; Nicola Doone Danby
ISBN: 0889204527 9780889204522
OCLC Number: 1019982010
Awards: Winner of Prix Jean-Charles-Falardeau, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences 1998 (Canada)
Commended for Sir John A. Macdonald Prize for best book in Canadian history, Canadian Historical Association 1999 (Canada)
Description: xx, 277 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Table of Contents for The Social Origins of the Welfare State: QuA (c)bec Families, Compulsory Education, and Family Allowances, 1940a1955 by Dominique Marshall, translated by Nicola Doone Danby Introduction Abbreviations Chapter 1 The Drafting of Laws: Social Movements and Legislation AdA (c)lard Godbout and the Provincial Compulsory School Attendance Act of 1943: Liberal Reformism, aManagerial Reformism,a and Clerical Agriculturalism The Failure of the 1943 Provincial Family Allowances Act Mackenzie King and the 1945 Federal Family Allowances Act Maurice Duplessis, Provincial Autonomy, and Social Policies The Industrial and Commercial Establishments Act Chapter 2 Implementing the New Laws: Institutionalization of New Rights The Consolidation of the Department of Public Instruction: Statistics and Centralization School Boards, the Department of Labour Inspectors, and the MontrA (c)al Juvenile Court The Institution of Family Allowances and the Federal Governmentas aAdministrative Revengea Chapter 3 The Significance of Children's Universal Rights: Official Views on Poverty and the Family Poverty and Collective Responsibility The Question of Childrenas Autonomy The Autonomy of Poor Parents Chapter 4 The Evolution of the Status of Children: Between the New Official Norms, Market Changes, and the Cultural World of Parents The Progress of Schooling The Decline of Juvenile Labour in Industry and Commerce The Decline of Labour for Farmersa Sons The Change in Parentsa Responsibilities and Prerogatives The Increase in Childrenas Autonomy Chapter 5 Forgotten by Education and Welfare: The New Faces of Poverty and Juvenile Labour The Failure of Government Advice and the Discarding of Abnormal Families The Survival of Juvenile Labour: Market Insufficiencies and the Persistent Needs of Families The Development and Tolerance of Exceptions to Universal Rights: Sons of Self-Sufficient Farmers, Girls of Disadvantaged Homes, and Ghettos of Paid Juvenile Labour The Rigidity of the School Structure, Childrenas Persistent Needs, and the New Conceptions of Abnormal Childhood Chapter 6 The Transformation of the Political Culture of Families The Maintenance and Dissipation of the War Consensus Traditional Means of Defending Parentsa Rights and the New Struggles for Democracy School Boards and the Struggle against the Centralizing of Social Institutions Social Policy and the Constitution The Quiet Revolution, State Formation, Nationalism, and Family Values Notes Index
Series Title: Studies in childhood & family in Canada.


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