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Our Towns

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/9780199243297.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter returns to the wider female associational world, examining attempts to consolidate women's organizations around a non-partisan reformist agenda which reflected their conviction that, ... More


Three Case Studies

Sabina Alkire

in Valuing Freedoms: Sen's Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199245796
eISBN:
9780191600838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245797.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The sixth and seventh chapters that make up Part II of the book consist of one practical and much narrower application of the capability approach, namely, a discussion of how economic analysis ... More


Evacuation

Geoffrey G. Field

in Blood, Sweat, and Toil: Remaking the British Working Class, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604111
eISBN:
9780191731686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604111.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The chapter discusses the government-sponsored evacuation of women and children from areas considered the most likely targets of German air raids and their billeting in private ... More


Discovering child poverty: child poverty and the family to 1945

Lucinda Platt

in Discovering child poverty: The creation of a policy agenda from 1800 to the present

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345837
eISBN:
9781447302117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345837.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter focuses on the development of research into child poverty itself and the policy response to it up to 1945. It observes that gradually, the development came to mean that child welfare was ... More


“Assaulting the Ears of Government”: The Indian Homemakers’ Clubs and the Maori Women’s Welfare League in Their Formative Years

Aroha Harris and Mary Jane Logan McCallum

in Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037153
eISBN:
9780252094262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037153.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In the summer of 1945, Indian Homemakers' Clubs from southern Ontario congregated in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory for their first annual convention. The gathering marked eight years of the Clubs' ... More


Childrearing

Edmund L. Drago

in Confederate Phoenix: Rebel Children and Their Families in South Carolina

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229376
eISBN:
9780823234912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229376.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses childrearing in South Carolina in 1860 as a transition from premodern to modern. Civil war was on its peak at this time, and women and children were all affected. Despite being ... More


Introduction: scope and argument of the book

Lucinda Platt

in Discovering child poverty: The creation of a policy agenda from 1800 to the present

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345837
eISBN:
9781447302117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345837.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses the scope and argument of the book. It provides a broad introduction to developments in child poverty research and the fluctuating attention paid to child poverty over an ... More


Children as a Factor in War Strategy

Edmund L. Drago

in Confederate Phoenix: Rebel Children and Their Families in South Carolina

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229376
eISBN:
9780823234912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229376.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on children as a factor in war strategy. Confederate leaders made children central to why they seceded and went to war. For Confederate Carolinians, the war entailed the ... More


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