Women and Welfare: Ten Victorian Women in Public Social Service

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The aim of this study is to explain why some middle-class Victorian women took up various kinds of public social service, as social workers, researchers or reformers. The conventions of the time made it difficult for women to move out of family into public life and the nature of the work they chose demanded great physical and mental courage and endurance. The author examines the family and social background and the individual character of ten famous nineteenth-century women to try to identify the social circumstances and ...

Women and Welfare: Ten Victorian Women in Public Social Service 1989, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9780333463871

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Women and Welfare: Ten Victorian Women in Public Social Service 1989, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

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Women and Welfare: Ten Victorian Women in Public Social Service 1989, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

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