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Child, Nation, Race and Empire

Child Rescue Discourse, England, Canada and Australia, 1850-1915

Child, Nation, Race and Empire( )
Author: Swain, Hillel
Hillel, Margot
Swain, Shurlee
Series title:Studies in Imperialism Ser.
ISBN:978-0-7190-7894-1
Publication Date:Jul 2010
Publisher:Manchester University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $219.00
Book Description:

In the second half of the nineteenth century, prominent English child rescuers, reconstituted the vulnerable body of the child at risk as central to the survival of nation, race and empire. The book explains how the project contributed to the neglect and abuse disclosed in recent enquiries into the past treatment of children in out-of-home 'care'.

Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
History / Canada / General
History / Australia & New Zealand
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.129 x 24.13 x 2.362 cm
Book Weight:0.001 Kilograms



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