Child Welfare and Social Action in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: International Perspectives

Synopsis

This collection of twelve essays represents an important contribution to the understanding of child welfare and social action in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. They challenge many assumptions about the history of childhood and child welfare policy and cover a variety of themes including the physical and sexual abuse of children, forced child migration and role of the welfare state.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Jon Lawrence
  • Pat Starkey
  • Tamara Myers
  • J. A. Brown
  • M. Burman
  • Jon Lawrence
  • Pat Starkey
  • Tamara Myers
  • J. A. Brown
  • M. Burman
  • K. Tisdall
  • Geoffrey Sherington
  • Patrick A. Dunae
  • Shurlee Swain
  • Kathleen Paul
  • Lydia D. Murdoch
  • John Stewart
  • Lynn Abrams
  • Molly Ladd-Taylor
  • Julie Grier
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Liverpool, England
Publication year:
  • 2001