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The Cruelty Man: Child Welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1889-1956

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Recent debates surrounding children in State care, parental rights, and abuse in Ireland's industrial schools, concern issues that are rooted in the historical record. By examining the social problems addressed by philanthropists and child protection workers from the nineteenth century, we can begin to understand more about the treatment of children and the family today. In Ireland, the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) was the principle organisation involved in investigating families and ...

The Cruelty Man: Child Welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1889-1956 2017, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9781526108968

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The Cruelty Man: Child Welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1889-1956 2013, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719087660

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