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The Politics of Domestic Authority in Britain since 1800

  • Lucy Delap
  • Ben Griffin
  • Abigail Wills

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: The Politics of Domestic Authority in Britain Since 1800

    1. Ben Griffin, Lucy Delap, Abigail Wills
      Pages 1-24
  3. Violence and the Law

  4. Poverty and the State

  5. Domesticity

  6. Domestic Service

  7. Parenting and Childhood

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 284-291

About this book

Introduction

This collection of essays explores the broad range of influences which have shaped the distribution of authority within British homes and families  - religion, commercial advertising, governments, welfare professionals, medical experts, psychologists and the law.

Keywords

childhood children England Familie law

Editors and affiliations

  • Lucy Delap
    • 1
  • Ben Griffin
    • 2
    • 3
  • Abigail Wills
    • 4
  1. 1.St Catharine’s CollegeCambridgeUK
  2. 2.Girton CollegeCambridgeUK
  3. 3.Fitzwilliam CollegeCambridgeUK
  4. 4.Brasenose CollegeOxfordUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230250796
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-36836-5
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-25079-6
  • Buy this book on publisher's site