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

Jon Lawrence and Pat Starkey

Abstract

This collection of twelve essays contributes to the understanding of child welfare and social action in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It challenges many assumptions about the history of childhood and child welfare policy, and covers a variety of themes including the physical and sexual abuse of children, forced child migration, and the role of the welfare state.

Keywords: child welfare, social action, history of childhood, physical abuse, sexual abuse, children, forced child migration, welfare state, child welfare policy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780853236764
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846312816

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jon Lawrence, editor

Pat Starkey, editor

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