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Children's Charities in Crisis: Early Intervention and the State

Alison Body

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447346432
eISBN:
9781447345572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346432.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Following a decade of radical change in policy and funding in children’s early intervention services and with the role of the third sector under increased scrutiny, this timely book assesses the ... More


Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Dawn Littler (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This guide follows the Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum Volume I (Vol 8 of Research in Maritime History, ISBN: -0-9695885-7-7) and covers the remaining collections hosted at the ... More


The Mendicity Society Movement and the Suppression of Begging

Ciarán McCabe

in Begging, Charity and Religion in Pre-Famine Ireland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941572
eISBN:
9781789629002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941572.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Between 1809 and the early-1840s more than fifty mendicity societies were established throughout Ireland. These charities focused on the suppression of street begging and the relief of the destitute ... More


Riverdale: Trials and Tribulations, 1923–36

William Seraile

in Angels of Mercy: White Women and the History of New York's Colored Orphan Asylum

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234196
eISBN:
9780823240838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234196.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

The beginning of 1923 found the Colored Orphan Asylum in a financial crunch, an all-too-familiar situation. The boarding-out report for 1923 acknowledged both progress and problems. The boarding-out ... More


The Anti-Everything Agenda: Sectarianism, Remnants, and the Early American Conservative Movement

Michael J. McVicar

in Christian Reconstruction: R. J. Rushdoony and American Religious Conservatism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622743
eISBN:
9781469622767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622743.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on the coalescing conservative milieu of the mid-twentieth century. It pays particular attention to the emergence of the “mainstream” or “fusionist” intellectual wing of the ... More


“An unholy interest in reforming others” 1897–1900

Melba Porter Hay

in Madeline McDowell Breckinridge and the Battle for a New South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125329
eISBN:
9780813135236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125329.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the wide range of activities that Madeline launched into. It notes that in 1897 she joined John Fox Jr. in an effort to assist Robert Burns Wilson by raising a subscription to ... More


“Our hope lies in the children”1901–1904

Melba Porter Hay

in Madeline McDowell Breckinridge and the Battle for a New South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125329
eISBN:
9780813135236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125329.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Madeline began to build upon many of the ideas that she had already developed and publicized in the Herald. In most instances she worked with one of the newly formed organizations: the Civic League, ... More


“Whatever a woman can do … in the long run she will do” 1905–1907

Melba Porter Hay

in Madeline McDowell Breckinridge and the Battle for a New South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125329
eISBN:
9780813135236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125329.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Madeline initiated a fight against the Salvation Army, began to edit the new “Woman's Page” in the Sunday edition of the Herald, and started a crusade against tuberculosis, while continuing her ... More


The Discovery and the Remedy

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.003.0021
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the social work of the Associated Charities (AC) of Minneapolis which was renamed the Family Welfare Association (FWA) in 1922. It highlights the success of the AC-FWA in ... More


Policing Relief

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.003.0025
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the social work of relief agencies in Oregon which included the Public Welfare Bureau, the Associated Charities, and the Child Welfare Commission (CWC). The stories of Oregon ... More


Introduction

Alison Body

in Children's Charities in Crisis: Early Intervention and the State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447346432
eISBN:
9781447345572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346432.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter sets out the context and significance of this book. Focusing on a decade of austerity, 2008-2018, the challenges facing children’s charities are effectively pushing the ... More


Commissioning children’s services: challenges, contestation and crisis

Alison Body

in Children's Charities in Crisis: Early Intervention and the State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447346432
eISBN:
9781447345572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346432.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 5 concentrates on voices from the frontline and their lived experiences. Within this chapter we focus on the lived realities of commissioning. Commissioning, the central process for managing ... More


The Islamic Charities Project (formerly Montreux Initiative)

Jonathan Benthall

in Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This is a personal account of a mediation or conflict resolution project (2005–2013), funded by the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (Political Division IV) in which the author took part ... More


The West Oakland Home:: The “Noble Work for a Life Saving” of Rebecca McWade

Marta Gutman

in A City for Children: Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226311289
eISBN:
9780226156156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226156156.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1885, Rebecca McWade, a dressmaker, horrified by abandonment and infanticide, expanded her daughter’s sewing circle into a refuge for single mothers and street children. The Little Workers’ Home, ... More


Orphaned in Oakland:: Institutional Life during the Progressive Era

Marta Gutman

in A City for Children: Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226311289
eISBN:
9780226156156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226156156.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

During the Progressive Era, new state agencies transformed the charitable landscape in Oakland. College-educated women, Jessica Peixotto at the State Board of Charities and Corrections (1903), and ... More


Maritime Charities, Missions and Educational Establishments

Dawn Littler (ed.)

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores Liverpool’s charitable maritime history and dedication toward raising the interest of welfare provision for Liverpudlian seamen and their families. It lists specific nineteenth ... More


Free Association

Peter Gill

in Famine and Foreigners: Ethiopia Since Live Aid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199569847
eISBN:
9780191808609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199569847.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the growth of Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) and international charities in Ethiopia, emphasizing the issues of NGO accountability to foreign funders, NGOs promoting good ... More


General Duties of Directors

Mark Arnold

in Company Directors: Duties, Liabilities, and Remedies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754398
eISBN:
9780191927669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754398.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The general duties owed to a company by its directors are to be found in Part 10, Chapter 2 of the Companies Act 2006. Their codification followed the recommendation of the Law Commission and the ... More


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