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Title Rescuing the vulnerable : poverty, welfare and social ties in modern Europe / edited by Beate Althammer, Lutz Raphael and Tamara Stazic-Wendt
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 427 pages)
Series International studies in social history ; volume 27
International studies in social history ; v. 27
Contents Poverty and social bonds: towards a theory of attachment regimes / Serge Paugam -- Living at the edge of society: Wallachian orphans in nineteenth-century Bucharest / Nicoleta Roman -- Orphans, pauper children or wayward children? The lives of children cared for by public institutions in Hamburg, 1892-1914 / Katharina Brandes -- The reduction of poverty starts with children: Swiss societies for educating the poor in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Ernst Guggisberg -- Compassion for the distant other: children's hunger and humanitarian relief in the aftermath of the great war / Frederike Kind-Kovács -- Traditional mobility and solidarity in crisis: Jeremias Gotthelf's response to pauperism in the Vormärz, Andrew Cusack -- Controlling vagrancy: Germany, England and France, 1880-1914 / Beate Althammer -- The problem of homelessness in post-war Britain / Tehila Sasson -- 'Unite idle men with idle land': the evolution of the Hollesley Bay training farm experiment for the London unemployed, 1905-1908 / Elizabeth A. Scott -- An unbearable social existence: the unemployed in rural poor relief (Germany, 1918-1933) / Tamara Stazic-Wendt -- How unemployment was normalized by the establishment of public labour exchanges in Austria, 1918-1938 / Irina Vana -- The poor unemployed: diagnoses of unemployment in Britain and West Germany in the 1970s and 1980s / Wiebke Wiede -- Voices from the lower depths: Russian poor in their own words / Hubertus Jahn -- 'They sit for days and have only their sorrow to eat': old age poverty in Germany and British pauper narratives / Andreas Gestrich and Daniela Heinisch -- Seen with their own eyes: self-presentation of the poor in Freiburg and Schwerin, 1950-1975 / Dorothee Lürbke -- Conclusion: the twisted paths of recognition and protection: vulnerability and welfare in European societies / Lutz Raphael
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Poor -- Europe -- History
Public welfare -- Europe -- History
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Public welfare.
Social conditions.
Social policy.
Europe -- Social conditions
Europe -- Social policy
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Althammer, Beate, editor
Raphael, Lutz, 1955- editor
Stazic-Wendt, Tamara, editor
ISBN 178533137X