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Gender, Health and Welfare

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 256 Nombre de pages
Originally published in 1996, this text discusses how and why gender was important in shaping modern welfare provision. It provide... Lire la suite
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Originally published in 1996, this text discusses how and why gender was important in shaping modern welfare provision. It provides an introduction to an era which saw an expansion in welfare services, both state and voluntary, and during which women emerged as significant consumers and providers of various welfare measures.

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Gender, Health and Welfare deals primarily with the century before the creation of the classic welfare state in Britain. It provides a stimulating introduction to an historical era which saw a huge expansion in welfare services, both state and voluntary, and during which women emerged as significant 'consumers' and 'providers' of various measures.



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Welfare in context; excess female mortality - constructing survival during development in Meiji Japan and Victorian England; poverty, health and the politics of gender in Britain, 1870 - 1948; Octavia Hill and women's networks in housing; late 19th-century philanthropy and Louisa Twining; the campaign for birth control provision in Britain in the 1920's; "The children's party, therefore the women's party" - the Labour Party and child welfare in inter-war Britain; gender, welfare and old age in Britain, 1870s-1940s; gender and welfare in the late-19th and early-20th centuries.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Gender, Health and Welfare
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Code EAN: 9780415187008
ISBN: 978-0-415-18700-8
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Taylor and Francis
Genre: Sciences politiques
nombre de pages: 256
Poids: 454g
Taille: H216mm x B140mm
Année: 1998
Auflage: Revised.

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