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Author Lyons, Amelia H
Title The Civilizing Mission in the Metropole : Algerian Families and the French Welfare State During Decolonization
Imprint Redwood City : Stanford University Press, 2013
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Figures and Table -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Civilizing "French Muslims from Algeria" -- 2. Instructing the Experts: Framing the Metropolitan "Conquest of Hearts" -- 3. Instructing a "Difficult and Delicate Clientele": The Social Services Mission -- 4. From Dormitories to Homes: Housing Workers and Families during the Fourth Republic -- 5. Services and Surveillance: Welfare, the Police, and the Algerian War -- 6. The Great "Hope": Housing Algerian Families at the Height of the Algerian War -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
This book offers a critical reassessment of the histories of colonialism, immigration, gender, the Algerian War, and the welfare state, by examining a network of services targeting Algerian migrants that brought together two of France's long-standing social engineering projects--the civilizing mission and the welfare state
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Lyons, Amelia H. The Civilizing Mission in the Metropole : Algerian Families and the French Welfare State During Decolonization Redwood City : Stanford University Press,c2013 9780804784214
Subject Algerians -- Government policy -- France -- History -- 20th century.;Immigrants -- Government policy -- France -- History -- 20th century.;Welfare state -- France -- History -- 20th century.;Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962.;France -- History -- 1945-1958.;France -- Colonies -- Africa -- History -- 20th century
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