Child Welfare: England 1872-1989

1st Edition

Harry d Hendrick

Routledge
Published November 11, 2011
Reference - 370 Pages
ISBN 9780415513135 - CAT# Y134537

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Summary

Child Welfare 1872-1989 is the first comprehensive book on the history of social policy and child welfare from the 1870s to the present. It offers a full narrative of the development of social services for children, covering a range of topics including infant life protection and welfare, sexuality, child guidance, medical treatment, war time evacuation, and child poverty. Equally importantly the book studies the attitudes to policy-makers towards children. It reveals the way in which children have been viewed both as victims of and threats to the society in which they lived.

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