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Child protection, the family and the welfare state, 1933-1970

Abstract:

This thesis is a study of child protection services between 1933 and 1970, with a focus on the activities of two local authorities, Birmingham City Council in the Midlands, and Westmorland Council in the north-west of England. This thesis explores the arguments articulated by senior policy makers, social workers and the parents of children placed in state and voluntary care to better understand the policies, practices, and experiences of those associated with the care system. It is argued ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Sub department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1790-7699

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Role:
Examiner
Institution:
University of Cambridge
Role:
Examiner
The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities More from this funder
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation More from this funder
Clarendon Fund More from this funder
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2022-01-25

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