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Becoming a Welfare Client

David F. Crew

in Germans on Welfare: From Weimar to Hitler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053111
eISBN:
9780199854479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053111.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the types of people who tried to get assistance from local welfare systems. These were people of every type, every class, and every gender. Occupational status or social ... More


Religion, Socialism, and State Welfare in the Weimar Republic

David F. Crew

in Germans on Welfare: From Weimar to Hitler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053111
eISBN:
9780199854479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053111.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter shows that the Weimar welfare system was made possible through a compromise between religious welfare interests and the Social Democrats. Racism offered a way out the normative crisis as ... More


The Welfare System in the Neighborhoods: Professionals and Volunteers

David F. Crew

in Germans on Welfare: From Weimar to Hitler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053111
eISBN:
9780199854479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053111.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter goes inside the Weimar welfare offices by exploring the identities and interests of the major players of the Hamburg's Welfare System. The Hamburg's Welfare System provided social ... More


Introduction: The Meaning of the German Welfare State

David F. Crew

in Germans on Welfare: From Weimar to Hitler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053111
eISBN:
9780199854479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053111.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the history of the Weimar welfare system from the following perspectives: national, regional, local, and individual. In order to understand the meaning of the German Welfare ... More


Weimar Women on Welfare

David F. Crew

in Germans on Welfare: From Weimar to Hitler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053111
eISBN:
9780199854479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053111.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Weimar women on welfare as they were the majority clients of the Weimar welfare system. A variety of causes brought them to the welfare authorities: economic need ... More


Germans on Welfare: From Weimar to Hitler

David F. Crew

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053111
eISBN:
9780199854479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053111.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is a study of the welfare system in the Weimar Republic. Adopting a “history of everyday life” perspective, the book examines not only high-level policy and debate, but also ordinary ... More


Parents of Poor Children in England 1580-1800

Patricia Crawford

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199204809
eISBN:
9780191709517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204809.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book studies the mothers and fathers of poor children in the England of the early modern and early industrial period. Although we know a good deal about the family life of monarchs in this ... More


Immigration and Transmigration: Welfare for Eastern European Jews

Rainer Liedtke

in Jewish Welfare in Hamburg and Manchester c.1850–1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207238
eISBN:
9780191677564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207238.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter aims to highlight further issues which demonstrate the kind of problems faced by the welfare system of the Jewish establishment of Manchester when it dealt with co-religionists from the ... More


Female Spheres and Recognition: The Welfare Involvement of Jewish Women

Rainer Liedtke

in Jewish Welfare in Hamburg and Manchester c.1850–1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207238
eISBN:
9780191677564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207238.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter charts the role Jewish women play in the welfare systems of Hamburg and Manchester. It notes that Jewish women participate in a number of different associations and form organizations ... More


‘Fixing’ Mothers: Child Welfare and Compulsory Sterilisation in the American Midwest 1925–1945

Molly Ladd-Taylor

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/9780853236764.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter illustrates the prevalence of a view which sees the parent, and especially the ‘bad mother’, as the enemy of the child, arguing that United States welfare policy has viewed family ... More


Lessons Learned—How the Soviet Union and China Escaped Famine

Felix Wemheuer

in Famine Politics in Maoist China and the Soviet Union

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300195811
eISBN:
9780300206784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195811.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter explains how and why the Soviet Union since the mid-1950s and China after 1962 could prevent famine. It shows that the state readjusted relations with the peasantry. The Soviet Union ... More


Conclusion

James L. Huffman

in Down and Out in Late Meiji Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872915
eISBN:
9780824877866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872915.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter contains summary themes. First, it shows that the material side of hinmin life was excruciating, marked by inadequate income and terrible living conditions. Second, it argues that at the ... More


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