Children, Childhood and English Society, 1880-1990

Children, Childhood and English Society, 1880-1990

by Harry Hendrick, Hendrick Harry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521572533

ISBN-13: 9780521572538

Pub. Date: 11/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Children, Childhood and English Society, 1880-1990, reviews the most important debates and main findings from historians, sociologists and psychologists on a range of topics such as social policy, child-parent relations and the children's rights movement of the 1960s. * concise, reliable account of the evolution of some of the most important developments in

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Children, Childhood and English Society, 1880-1990, reviews the most important debates and main findings from historians, sociologists and psychologists on a range of topics such as social policy, child-parent relations and the children's rights movement of the 1960s. * concise, reliable account of the evolution of some of the most important developments in adult-child relations during the last 100 years* no comparable book which examines debates and reports on findings* esssential reading for those interested in the origins of the welfare state

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521572538
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Series:
New Studies in Economic and Social History Series, #32
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. New ideas of childhood c. 1880–1920s; 3. Parent-child relations; 4. Children and social policies; 5. Children, schooling and the classroom; 6. Children's leisure; 7. Conclusion: disappearing childhood and children's rights; 8. Select bibliography.

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