Disabled Children : Contested Caring, 1850–1979 book cover
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Disabled Children
Contested Caring, 1850–1979

ISBN 9781138662100
Published January 20, 2016 by Routledge
256 Pages

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Book Description

This volume of essays attempts to identify the shared experiences of disabled children and examine the key debates about their care and control. The essays follow a chronological progression while focusing on the practices in a number of different countries.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Disabled Children – Contested Caring, Anne Borsay, Pamela Dale; Chapter 1 Club Feet and Charity: Children at the House of Charity, Soho, 1848–1914, Pat Starkey; Chapter 2 Insanity, Family and Community in Late-Victorian Britain, Amy Rebok Rosenthal; Chapter 3 The Mixed Economy of Welfare and the Care of Sick and Disabled Children in the South Wales Coalfield, c. 1850–1950, Steven Thompson; Chapter 4 The Question of Oralism and the Experiences of Deaf Children, 1880–1914, Mike Mantin; Chapter 5 Exploring Patient Experience In An Australian Institution For Children With Learning Disabilities, 1887–1933, Lee-Ann Monk, Corinne Manning; Chapter 6 From Representation to Experience: Disability in the British Advice Literature for Parents, 1890–1980, Anne Borsay; Chapter 7 Treating Children with Nonpulmonary Tuberculosis in Sweden: Apelviken, c. 1900–30, Staffan Förhammar, Marie C. Nelson; Chapter 8 Health Visiting and Disability Issues in England Before 1948, Pamela Dale; Chapter 9 Spanish Health Services and Polio Epidemics in the Twentieth Century: the ‘Discovery’ of a New Group of Disabled People, 1920–70, José Martínez-Pérez, María Isabel Porras, María José Báguena, Rosa Ballester; Chapter 10 Cured by Kindness? Child Guidance Services during the Second World War, Sue Wheatcroft; Chapter 11 Education, Training and Social Competence: Special Education in Glasgow Since 1945, Angela Turner; Chapter 12 Hyperactivity and American History, 1957–Present: Challenges to and Opportunities for Understanding, Matthew Smith;

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Anne Borsay, Pamela Dale