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Women's Voluntary Services and the Voluntary Sector

James Hinton

in Women, Social Leadership, and the Second World War: Continuities of Class

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243297
eISBN:
9780191714054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243297.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter returns to the antagonism between the WVS and other women's organizations, a relationship further embittered by an ill-conceived government attempt to force an amalgamation of WVS with ... More


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James Hinton

in Women, Social Leadership, and the Second World War: Continuities of Class

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243297
eISBN:
9780191714054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243297.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter looks closely at one example of the marginalisation of philanthropic forms of authority as social work became increasingly professionalized in the welfare state. The establishment of ... More


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James Hinton

in Women, Social Leadership, and the Second World War: Continuities of Class

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243297
eISBN:
9780191714054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243297.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Lady Reading believed her creation had found the key to reconciling voluntary work and state expansion. In fact the WVS did not provide a model for the future. The welfare state certainly enabled ... More


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