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Author Bradley, Katharine, author
Title Poverty, philanthropy and the state : charities and the working classes in London, 1918-79 / Katharine Bradley
Imprint Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press, 2016
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HV4086.L66 B73 2016    AVAILABLE    30610020519187
Edition Paperback edition
Descript xiii, 221 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Originally published in hardcover 2009
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-218) and index
Historical contexts. The British case ; Why London? ; The foundation of the settlement movement ; Historicising the settlement movement -- Living, working and volunteering at the university settlements, 1918-50. The leaders of the settlement movement ; Lady Margaret Hall Settlement ; Toynbee Hall -- Health. Clara Grant and health in Poplar ; Infants and mothers ; The Canning Town Women's Settlement Hospital and the South West Ham Health Society ; Toynbee Hall and nutrition research ; The Oxford House Country Schools ; The Children's County Holidays Fund ; Older people ; Therapeutic communities and support groups ; Conclusion -- Developing citizens, 1918-79. The concept of citizenship ; Going to the club ; Canning Town Women's Settlement ; The Fairbairn Club at Mansfield House ; Clubs, fellowship and the Second World War ; Post-war experiences : generations and locations -- The settlements, the citizen and the law. The restoration of citizenship ; Toynbee Hall and the juvenile courts ; The Inner London Juvenile Court ; Temptations ; Care and control ; Adjudications ; Young offenders and the Inner London Juvenile Court ; The not so young offender ; Legal advice and advocacy : 'From a charity to a social service?' ; Conclusion -- Changing communities : the East End, migration and racism. The East End and the fascists ; Educating east London ; Basil Dearden's Sapphire ; Researching the 'race problem' ; The Race Relations Act and the Bengali community in East London ; Conclusion
Subject Poor -- Services for -- England -- London -- History -- 20th century
Welfare state -- England -- History
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