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British Children's Fiction in the Second World War

Owen Dudley Edwards

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748616510
eISBN:
9780748653621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616510.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This is a broad-ranging discussion of wartime children's literature and its effects. What children read in the Second World War had an immense effect on how they came of age as they faced the new ... More


Uprooted: The Shipment of Poor Children to Canada, 1867-1917

Roy Parker

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420145
eISBN:
9781447304142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420145.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Some 80,000 British children – many of them under the age of ten – were shipped from Britain to Canada by Poor Law authorities and voluntary bodies during the fifty years following Confederation in ... More


Changing Childhoods: Child Emigration since 1945

Kathleen Paul

in Child Welfare and Social Action in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236764
eISBN:
9781846312816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236764.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the imperial ambitions, focusing on the complex links between British central and local government, the government of Australia, and voluntary societies in the period after the ... More


Explanation and Assessment

Roy Parker

in Uprooted: The Shipment of Poor Children to Canada, 1867-1917

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420145
eISBN:
9781447304142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420145.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts about this episode in the history of British children. The most profound iniquity of the emigration movement lay in the psychological damage that it ... More


Partnership trajectories, parent and child well-being

Kathleen Kiernan and Fiona Mensah

in Children of the 21st century (Volume 2): The first five years

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424761
eISBN:
9781447301790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424761.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter explores the consequences of divorce and remarriage for British children both in the short and the long term (see Kiernan, 1997; Rogers and Pryor, 1998) and the potential consequences ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Bradshaw

in The well-being of children in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428370
eISBN:
9781447304005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428370.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book is an attempt to establish how British children are doing. Of course, there is already a great deal of material available on children's well-being in the UK, and it specifically draws on it ... More


Doing Britishness: multilingual practices, creativity and criticality of British Chinese children

Li Wei, Zhu Hua, and Chao-Jung Wu

in Children, politics and communication: Participation at the margins

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421845
eISBN:
9781447301813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421845.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the strategic use of code-switching — the alternation of languages in conversational interaction — as a symbolic and creative resource by Chinese-English bilingual children in ... More


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