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National Fitness in the 1930s

Ina Zweiniger‐Bargielowska

in Managing the Body: Beauty, Health, and Fitness in Britain 1880-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199280520
eISBN:
9780191594878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280520.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the 1930s fitness movement which showcased fit, disciplined citizens whose tempered patriotism stood in contrast with the uniformity invoked by fascist youth organizations. The ... More


Supported housing for homeless people

David Clapham

in Accommodating difference: Evaluating supported housing for vulnerable people

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447306344
eISBN:
9781447311591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306344.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter begins with an analysis of the discourses of homelessness that forms the background to a description of the policies towards homeless people in Sweden and Britain. This is followed by an ... More


Wardens, letter writing and the welfare state, 1944–74

John Welshman

in Mental health nursing: The working lives of paid carers, 1800s-1900s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096938
eISBN:
9781781708637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096938.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter concentrates on the early post-war period, when a range of hostels and centres were established in the United Kingdom for service-users who could include people with learning ... More


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