Feminism and Voluntary Action

Eglantyne Jebb and Save the Children, 1876–1928

  • Linda Mahood

About this book


Eglantyne Jebb was a teacher, social investigator and founder of the Save the Children Fund. Her 'Declaration of the Rights of the Child', adopted by League of Nations, shows evolution from Charity Organization Society model to philosophy of international mutual responsibility, children's rights and humanitarianism.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Linda Mahood
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GuelphOntarioCanada

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-35784-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-24520-4
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