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War Is Good for Babies and Other Young Children: A History of the Infant and Child Welfare Movement in England 1898-1918

  title={War Is Good for Babies and Other Young Children: A History of the Infant and Child Welfare Movement in England 1898-1918},
  author={Deb{\'o}rah Dwork},
A History of International Cooperation in Maternal and Child Health
Discuss how maternal and child health gained recognition in industrialized countries and subsequently became a focal point of development assistance to less developed countries. Identify significant
The Origins of the British Welfare State
  • P. Thane
  • Economics, History
    Journal of Interdisciplinary History
  • 2019
George Boyer’s The Winding Road to the Welfare State, which traces the shift in Britain from the early nineteenth-century Poor Law to the post-1945 welfare state, is strongest and most useful in its
Puppy Love: Domestic Science, “Women's Work,” and Canine Care
  • T. Quick
  • Art
    Journal of British Studies
  • 2019
The health and well-being of pets became a significant matter of medical and scientific concern during the first decades of the twentieth century. Addressing the case of dogs, this article contends
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Britain’s 1917 National Baby Week should be seen as a moment of politicisation of women arguing for cross-class social reform targeted at mothers, rather than reflecting the eugenic and pronatalist concerns of the establishment.
The Metabolic Ghetto: An Evolutionary Perspective on Nutrition, Power Relations and Chronic Disease
A multidisciplinary analysis of the role of nutrition in generating hierarchical societies and cultivating a global epidemic of chronic diseases suggests that food waste is a major cause of disease in hierarchical societies.
Considering the Relationship Between the Education of Children and the Application of the Law: A Brief Global View
Every generation of adults faces a serious and complex challenge and successful resolution of this challenge determines the future of their society. This was articulated by Hannah Arendt (The crisis
Poverty and mental health: the work of the female sanitary inspectors in Bradford (c. 1901–1912)
  • P. Dale
  • History
    Palgrave Communications
  • 2018
Drawing on records created by Female Sanitary Inspectors in Bradford, this study chronicles distressing economic and social conditions but also reveals encounters between the staff and people experiencing mental health problems and mental health crises.
Patronage, Trust, and State Capacity: The Historical Trajectories of Clientelism
What explains different levels of clientelism across countries? Why do some politicians deliver clientelistic goods to their electoral constituencies, and why do some voters demand them? This article
Child Welfare in Victorian Newspapers: Corpus-Based Discourse Analysis
Corpus linguistics enables the analysis of patterns in large bodies of written material. The use of this approach to trace discourses about infant mortality in all of the text published by four
Bedwetting, Doctors, and the Problematization of Youth in Britain and America, c.1800-1980
Abstract:This article traces the evolution of medical ideas about bedwetting. Whereas nineteenth-century doctors saw it as a bad behavioral habit, their twentieth-century counterparts considered it a