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Metropolitan Maternity (1996)

£19.99

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Rodopi 1996. Paperback in very good used condition - some light marking/ creasing to covers otherwise book is fine. There is an owners name in ink on front end paper.
For centuries London has been at the centre of the social and economic fabric of British life, and its empire. London has not only been renowned for its pivotal role in the world of finance and politics, but also for its acute problems of overcrowding and social and economic dislocation. Starting in 1902 and ending just before the outbreak of the Second World War, Metropolitan Maternity highlights the distinct role London played in these years within the debates and policies concerning the economic and military future and physical welfare of the nation. Focusing on the expansion of maternal and child health and welfare services in the early twentieth century, this book shows that London mothers and children tended to be better served than those in provincial cities or rural areas. Yet even in London some areas were better served than others. A central theme of the book is the complexity of socio-economic and political forces that determined the differing levels of provision and health standards within the city. The book also examines the increasing emphasis placed on state sponsorship of health services in the early twentieth century and the growing willingness to involve and listen to mothers and their needs in the planning and development of services.

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Author(s):
Lara Marks
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15cm by 22.5cm by 2cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
9051839138
ISBN-13:
9789051839135
Number of pages:
344
Publisher:
Rodopi
Title:
Metropolitan Maternity

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Rodopi 1996. Paperback in very good used condition - some light marking/ creasing to covers otherwise book is fine. There is an owners name in ink on front end paper.
For centuries London has been at the centre of the social and economic fabric of British life, and its empire. London has not only been renowned for its pivotal role in the world of finance and politics, but also for its acute problems of overcrowding and social and economic dislocation. Starting in 1902 and ending just before the outbreak of the Second World War, Metropolitan Maternity highlights the distinct role London played in these years within the debates and policies concerning the economic and military future and physical welfare of the nation. Focusing on the expansion of maternal and child health and welfare services in the early twentieth century, this book shows that London mothers and children tended to be better served than those in provincial cities or rural areas. Yet even in London some areas were better served than others. A central theme of the book is the complexity of socio-economic and political forces that determined the differing levels of provision and health standards within the city. The book also examines the increasing emphasis placed on state sponsorship of health services in the early twentieth century and the growing willingness to involve and listen to mothers and their needs in the planning and development of services.

Author(s):
Lara Marks
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15cm by 22.5cm by 2cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
9051839138
ISBN-13:
9789051839135
Number of pages:
344
Publisher:
Rodopi
Title:
Metropolitan Maternity

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