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Parenting and the State in Britain and Europe, c. 1870-1950 : Raising the Nation.

By: Barron, Hester.
Contributor(s): Siebrecht, Claudia.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (293 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319340845.Subject(s): Social policyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Parenting and the State in Britain and Europe, c. 1870-1950 : Raising the NationDDC classification: 306.094 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Acknowledgments -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Abbreviations -- Notes on Contributors -- Chapter 1: Introduction: Raising the Nation -- Parenting and the State in Context -- Interacting with an Interventionist State -- Conclusion -- Chapter 2: Parenthood, Citizenship and the State in England, c.1870-1914 -- The Democratic Power to Vote -- The Parental Power to Provide -- The Generational Power to Aspire -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3: The 'Breastfeeding Crisis': Parenting, Welfare Policies, and Ideology in Imperial Germany, 1871-1914 -- 'Not Knowing is Much Less Common Than Not Wanting' -- 'Just Consider What Kind of Offspring is Prospering to Defend Our Country!' -- 'Let Education Commence! Order While Drinking' -- 'A Child is Not a Machine Nor is its Nursing Mother' -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4: Parenting, Infanticide and the State in England and Wales, 1870-1950 -- Infanticide, the Law and the State in England and Wales -- 'The Most Kind and Considerate Manner in Which You Carried Out Your Duties': Reaching a National Consensus on the Judicial Treatment of Infanticide in England and Wales -- Sympathy Beyond the Limits of the Law -- Conclusion -- Chapter 5: Parenting, Poverty and the NSPCC in Ireland, 1889-1939 -- The NSPCC's Attitude to Parents -- Parents' Attitudes to the Society -- Conclusion -- Chapter 6: 'I Looked After the State, but the State is Not Looking After Me': Parenting and the Population Crisis in First World War Germany -- The Düsseldorf Parenting Award and its Recipients -- The State, Class and Large Families -- Parents, Duties and the Wartime State -- Conclusion -- Chapter 7: Parents, Teachers and Children's Well-being in London, 1918-1939 -- The Separation of Home and School -- Hostility -- Harmony -- Conclusion.
Chapter 8: Notions of Parenting and the Home in the Institutional Care of Delinquent Girls in Finland, 1920s-1940s -- The Legal Framework and State Responsibilities -- Evaluating Homes and Parents -- Wartime Anxieties around Girls' Morals -- Purposes of Institutionalisation -- Parental Regrets -- Conclusion -- Chapter 9: Parents, Children and the Fascist State: The Production and Reception of Children's Magazines in 1930s Italy -- 'Nothing Outside the State': Fascist State Conceptions of the Family -- The Production of Children's Magazines -- 'The Book … is Given Life by a Reader': The Reception of Children's Magazines -- Parents as Readers of Children's Magazines -- Conclusion -- Chapter 10: 'Knowing how to be a Mother': Parenting, Emotion and Evacuation Propaganda during the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Evacuation and the Opening Months of War -- Embedding Fear in Familial Duty -- Creating Hope: Solidarity and Regeneration -- Constructing Normative Emotional Practices -- Exercising Emotional Pressure -- Conclusion -- Chapter 11: In loco parentis: Junior Cadet Schools in the Soviet Union during the Second World War -- The State: Training Soldiers and Citizens -- Parents: Keeping Children Safe -- Conclusion -- Chapter 12: Motherhood and the Yugoslav Communist State in the Revolutionary Era, 1943-1953 -- The Yugoslav War -- Motherhood during the War -- After the War: Epilogue -- Conclusion -- Index.
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Acknowledgments -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Abbreviations -- Notes on Contributors -- Chapter 1: Introduction: Raising the Nation -- Parenting and the State in Context -- Interacting with an Interventionist State -- Conclusion -- Chapter 2: Parenthood, Citizenship and the State in England, c.1870-1914 -- The Democratic Power to Vote -- The Parental Power to Provide -- The Generational Power to Aspire -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3: The 'Breastfeeding Crisis': Parenting, Welfare Policies, and Ideology in Imperial Germany, 1871-1914 -- 'Not Knowing is Much Less Common Than Not Wanting' -- 'Just Consider What Kind of Offspring is Prospering to Defend Our Country!' -- 'Let Education Commence! Order While Drinking' -- 'A Child is Not a Machine Nor is its Nursing Mother' -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4: Parenting, Infanticide and the State in England and Wales, 1870-1950 -- Infanticide, the Law and the State in England and Wales -- 'The Most Kind and Considerate Manner in Which You Carried Out Your Duties': Reaching a National Consensus on the Judicial Treatment of Infanticide in England and Wales -- Sympathy Beyond the Limits of the Law -- Conclusion -- Chapter 5: Parenting, Poverty and the NSPCC in Ireland, 1889-1939 -- The NSPCC's Attitude to Parents -- Parents' Attitudes to the Society -- Conclusion -- Chapter 6: 'I Looked After the State, but the State is Not Looking After Me': Parenting and the Population Crisis in First World War Germany -- The Düsseldorf Parenting Award and its Recipients -- The State, Class and Large Families -- Parents, Duties and the Wartime State -- Conclusion -- Chapter 7: Parents, Teachers and Children's Well-being in London, 1918-1939 -- The Separation of Home and School -- Hostility -- Harmony -- Conclusion.

Chapter 8: Notions of Parenting and the Home in the Institutional Care of Delinquent Girls in Finland, 1920s-1940s -- The Legal Framework and State Responsibilities -- Evaluating Homes and Parents -- Wartime Anxieties around Girls' Morals -- Purposes of Institutionalisation -- Parental Regrets -- Conclusion -- Chapter 9: Parents, Children and the Fascist State: The Production and Reception of Children's Magazines in 1930s Italy -- 'Nothing Outside the State': Fascist State Conceptions of the Family -- The Production of Children's Magazines -- 'The Book … is Given Life by a Reader': The Reception of Children's Magazines -- Parents as Readers of Children's Magazines -- Conclusion -- Chapter 10: 'Knowing how to be a Mother': Parenting, Emotion and Evacuation Propaganda during the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Evacuation and the Opening Months of War -- Embedding Fear in Familial Duty -- Creating Hope: Solidarity and Regeneration -- Constructing Normative Emotional Practices -- Exercising Emotional Pressure -- Conclusion -- Chapter 11: In loco parentis: Junior Cadet Schools in the Soviet Union during the Second World War -- The State: Training Soldiers and Citizens -- Parents: Keeping Children Safe -- Conclusion -- Chapter 12: Motherhood and the Yugoslav Communist State in the Revolutionary Era, 1943-1953 -- The Yugoslav War -- Motherhood during the War -- After the War: Epilogue -- Conclusion -- Index.

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<p>Hester Barron is a Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Sussex, and is especially interested in the themes of identity, community, childhood, parenting and schooling. Her previous publications include The 1926 Miners' Lockout: Meanings of Community in the Durham Coalfield (2009).</p> <p>Claudia Siebrecht is a Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Sussex, with interests in the cultural history of war and violence in 20th century Germany and Europe. Her previous work includes The Aesthetics of Loss: German Women's Art of the First World War (2013).</p>

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