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Delap, Lucy

The Politics of Domestic Authority in Britain since 1800

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Politics of Domestic Authority in Britain Since 1800
Ben Griffin, Lucy Delap, Abigail Wills

Part I. Violence and the Law

2. ‘I am master here’: Illegitimacy, Masculinity, and Violence in Victorian England
Ginger Frost

3. ‘… the instrument of an animal function’: Marital Rape and Sexual Cruelty in the Divorce Court, 1858–1908
Gail Savage

Part II. Poverty and the State

4. Irish Orphans and the Politics of Domestic Authority
Anna Clark

5. Fatherhood and Family Shame: Masculinity, Welfare and the Workhouse in Late Nineteenth-Century England
Megan Doolittle

Part III. Domesticity

6. ‘Tiresome trips downstairs’: Middle-Class Domestic Space and Family Relationships in England, 1850–1910
Jane Hamlett

7. Love and Authority in Mid-Twentieth-Century Marriages: Sharing and Caring
Simon Szreter, Kate Fisher

8. ‘A paradise on earth, a foretaste of heaven’: English Catholic Understandings of Domesticity and Marriage, 1945–1965
Alana Harris

Part IV. Domestic Service

9. Domestic Servants as Poachers of Print: Reading, Authority and Resistance in Late Victorian Britain
Margaret Beetham

10. Authority, Dependence and Power in Accounts of Twentieth-Century Domestic Service
Judy Giles

Part V. Parenting and Childhood

11. Child Care and Neglect: A Comparative Local Study of Late Nineteenth-Century Parental Authority
Siân Pooley

12. Godfathering: The Politics of Victorian Family Relations
Valerie Sanders

13. “Beating Children is Wrong”: Domestic Life, Psychological Thinking and the Permissive Turn
Deborah Thom

Keywords: History, History of Britain and Ireland, Social History, Cultural History, Family, Modern History

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
302 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230250796
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-36836-5

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