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Mother and Child - Marternity and Child Welfare in Dublin 1922-60

£24.99

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This fascinating book provides a detailed account of the history of maternity and child welfare in Dublin between 1922 and 1960. In so doing it places maternity and child welfare in the context of twentieth-century Irish history, offering one of the only accounts of how women and children were viewed, treated and used by key lobby groups in Irish society and by the Irish state. Mother and child is of critical importance to understanding the political and social history of modern Ireland as it examines the responses of the State, the church, voluntary groups and women to the emergence of the welfare State in Ireland. As such it makes a welcome contribution to Irish political, social, medical and gender history.

In good condition. Pages clean and bright.

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Author(s):
Earner-Byrne, Lindsey
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
245
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Title:
Mother and Child - Marternity and Child Welfare in Dublin 1922-60

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This fascinating book provides a detailed account of the history of maternity and child welfare in Dublin between 1922 and 1960. In so doing it places maternity and child welfare in the context of twentieth-century Irish history, offering one of the only accounts of how women and children were viewed, treated and used by key lobby groups in Irish society and by the Irish state. Mother and child is of critical importance to understanding the political and social history of modern Ireland as it examines the responses of the State, the church, voluntary groups and women to the emergence of the welfare State in Ireland. As such it makes a welcome contribution to Irish political, social, medical and gender history.

In good condition. Pages clean and bright.

Author(s):
Earner-Byrne, Lindsey
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
245
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Title:
Mother and Child - Marternity and Child Welfare in Dublin 1922-60

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