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The Board of Control

Mathew Thomson

in The Problem of Mental Deficiency: Eugenics, Democracy, and Social Policy in Britain, c.1870-1959

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206927
eISBN:
9780191677380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206927.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the Board of Control, the government department created under the 1913 Mental Deficiency Act in Great Britain to handle all ... More


A Different Kind of Border War: Arizona, 1971–1986

Adam Tompkins

in Ghostworkers and Greens: The Cooperative Campaigns of Farmworkers and Environmentalists for Pesticide Reform

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801456688
eISBN:
9781501704215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801456688.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on the pesticide conflict that pitted Arizona growers and the state’s Board of Pesticide Control (BPC) against farmworkers and suburban families during the 1970s and 1980s. In ... More


From work and occupation to occupational therapy: The policies of professionalisation in English mental hospitals from 1919 to 1959

John Hall

in Work, Psychiatry and Society, C. 1750-2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097690
eISBN:
9781526104465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097690.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter outlines the pattern of growth of new forms of work and occupation for patients in English mental hospitals and how those activities were conceptualised as occupation therapy between ... More


‘This Household Servitude’: Domestic Slavery and Immoral Commerce

in Slavery, Abolitionism and Empire in India, 1772-1843

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317583
eISBN:
9781846317255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317255.009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter challenges the paradigm of benign domestic slavery in India that was prevalent in metropolitan debates about slavery and abolition during the first forty years of the nineteenth century, ... More


Government

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0033
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author analyses the government of Britain, focusing on the authority of the Sovereign and narrating his Majesty's condescending and liberal conduct towards him. He describes the Queen's ... More


Ode to London

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0027
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author hires lodgings in London, has an interview with the president of the Board of Control, is introduced at court, and gets the attention of the princes and the nobility. He notes the city's ... More


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