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- DescriptionThis book explores the ecomic, religious, political and personal forces that led to some 80,000 British children being sent to Canada between 1867 and 1915. How did this come about? What were the motives and methods of the people involved? Why did it come to an end? What effects did it have on the children involved and what eventually became of them? These are the questions Roy Parker explores in this meticulously researched work. His book - humane and highly professional - will capture and hold the interest of many: the academic, the practitioner and the general reader.
- Author BiographyRoy Parker is Professor Emeritus of Social Policy at the University of Bristol. Formerly he taught at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His research and writing reflect a longstanding interest in the politics of social policy and in the condition and needs of disadvantaged children.
- Author(s)Roy Parker
- PublisherPolicy Press
- Date of Publication07/01/2010
- SubjectSocial Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationBristol
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPolicy Press
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Width172 mm
- Height240 mm
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