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Mid-Victorian philanthropy, 1850–80

Hugh Cunningham

in The Reputation of Philanthropy since 1750: Britain and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526146380
eISBN:
9781526152077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526146397.00014
Subject:
History, Social History

In this period philanthropy stood highest in esteem. The Times moderated its stance. Newspapers praised Britain as a philanthropic nation. People wrote of their government as philanthropic in its ... More


‘You ought to be supported by the state!’: Dorothy Richardson and the Politics of Care

Peter Fifield

in Modernism and Physical Illness: Sick Books

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198825425
eISBN:
9780191892608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825425.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Richardson’s Pilgrimage uses illness to examine the operations of sympathy and the structures of care and responsibility. Pilgrimage is, in part, a realization of the aspiration to write a ‘dental ... More


The beginnings of social work to its 1970s zenith

Steve Rogowski

in Social work: The rise and fall of a profession?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424488
eISBN:
9781447303527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424488.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter traces the beginnings of social work in Britain to its 1970s peak, focusing on the prevailing political, economic, social, and ideological situation that was initially dominated by ... More


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