Children's Work and Welfare, 1780-1890 / Edition 1

Children's Work and Welfare, 1780-1890 / Edition 1

by Pamela Horn
     
 

This book examines the scale and nature of child employment and the changing attitudes of society towards it, in the years between 1780 and 1890.See more details below

Overview

This book examines the scale and nature of child employment and the changing attitudes of society towards it, in the years between 1780 and 1890.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521557696
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1995
Series:
New Studies in Economic and Social History Series, #25
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: 1780s–1850s; 2. The impact of industrialisation: 1780–1850s; 3. Rescue and reform: 1830–67; 4. Work and welfare: 1868–80s; Conclusion: the working-class child in the 1880s; Appendices; Select Bibliography; Index.

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