Child Insanity in England, 1845-1907 (Palgrave Studies in by Steven Taylor

By Steven Taylor

This booklet explores the remedy, management, and event of youngsters and teens qualified as insane in England in the course of the 19th and early 20th centuries.  It makes use of quite a number assets from Victorian associations to discover local variations, rural and concrete comparisons, and different types of psychological ailment and psychological disability.  The dialogue of numerous pathways in and out of the asylum deals a chance to think again nineteenth-century baby psychological impairment in a huge social-cultural context, and its conclusions widen the parameters of a ‘mixed financial system of care’ by way of introducing a number of websites of therapy and confinement.  via its expansive scope the research intersects with subject matters reminiscent of the historical past of early life, institutional tradition, urbanisation, local financial improvement, welfare heritage, and philanthropy. 

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