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Author O'Toole, Joseph Kevin

Title Separate spheres and public policy : the role of women in the development of children's services in Victorian local government, 1840-1992 / by Joseph Kevin O'Toole
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1997


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 W'BOOL  362.709945 Oto/Ssa  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 391 leaves ; 30 cm
Summary An explanation of the development of pre-school children's services at local government level in Victoria. The thesis concludes by arguing that this existence of children's services is testimony to the remarkable work of those women who have pursued the issue both individually and collectively
Notes Submitted to the Faculty of Arts, Deakin University
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 1997
Bibliography Bibliography: leaves 331-391
Subject Child care -- Australia -- Victoria -- History.
Kindergarten facilities -- Australia -- Victoria -- History.
Local government -- Australia -- Victoria -- History.
Maternal and infant welfare -- Government policy -- Australia -- Victoria.
Maternal and infant welfare -- Australia -- Victoria -- History.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Author Deakin University. Faculty of Arts.