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Champions for Children
The Lives of Modern Child Care Pioneers


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Champions for Children
The Lives of Modern Child Care Pioneers

by Bob Holman (Author)



ISBN: 9781861343536


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Based on documentary research and extensive interviews, this book breaks new ground by relating the personal histories of child care pioneers to wider policy and practice developments.

In the final chapter, he makes recommendations for the future development of services for children and families and policy recommendations for tackling poverty. "Champions for children" is aimed at social workers, policy makers, academics and students with an interest in child care and welfare issues.


ISBN 1861343531
ISBN13 9781861343536
Publisher Policy Press
Format Hardback
Publication date 17/10/2001
Pages 232
Weight (grammes) 421
Published in United Kingdom
Height (mm) 216
Width (mm) 148

Eleanor Rathbone (1872-1946)
Marjory Allen (1897-1976)
Barbara Kahan (1920-2000)
John Stroud (1923-89)
Clare Winnicott (1906-84)
Peter Townsend (1928- )
Bob Holman (1936- ): A child care participant - living through the changes
Past, present and future.