A Thing of the Past? Child Labour in Britain in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

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A Thing of the Past?
Child Labour in Britain
in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

edited by Michael Lavalette

LIVERPOOL UNIVERSITY PRESS

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents v
  • List of Figures and Tables vii
  • Contributors ix
  • Acknowledgements x
  • Part 1 - The Theoretical Context of Child Labour Research 9
  • Editor's Introduction 11
  • 1 - Childhood, Children's Rights and ‘children's Voice’ 15
  • Notes 43
  • 2 - Family, State and Relations of Production in Historical Context 44
  • Part 2 - Child Labour in British History 69
  • Editor's Introduction 71
  • Notes *
  • 3 - Child Labour and British Industrialization 76
  • Notes *
  • 4 - The Historic Viability of Child Labour and the Mines Act of 1842 101
  • Notes *
  • 5 - The Growth of ‘out of School Work’ 118
  • 6 - Child Labour in Britain, 1918—1970 139
  • Notes 172
  • Part 3 - Contemporary Issues 173
  • Editor's Introduction 175
  • 7 - Child Work in the UK, 1970—1998 177
  • 8 - Child Labour in the USA 193
  • Notes *
  • 9 - Child Employment Law in Britain 216
  • 10 - A View from the Professions 231
  • Conclusion 248
  • Bibliography 255
  • Index 274
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