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Champions for children: The lives of modern child care pioneers

Bob Holman

Abstract

Numerous books have been written about Victorian child-care pioneers, but few biographical studies have been published about more recent child-care and welfare pioneers. This book looks at the lives of six inspirational individuals who have made significant contributions to the well being of disadvantaged children over the course of the twentieth century. Each of the six discussed – Eleanor Rathbone, Marjory Allen, Clare Winnicott, John Stroud, Barbara Kahan, and Peter Townsend – has been important in establishing present systems of ch ild care and child welfare, and in stimulating debate ... More

Keywords: Eleanor Rathbone, Marjory Allen, Clare Winnicott, John Stroud, Barbara Kahan, Peter Townsend, child care, child welfare

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9781861343536
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861343536.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bob Holman, author