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Althammer, Beate

The Welfare State and the ‘Deviant Poor’ in Europe, 1870–1933

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Poverty and Deviance in the Era of the Emerging Welfare State
Beate Althammer

Part I. From Moral to Social Causes? Shifting Conceptions and Perceptions of Poverty

2. Poverty in Transnational Discourses: Social Reformers’ Debates in Germany and the Netherlands around 1900
Christina May

3. ‘A Gigantic System of Casual Pauperism’: The Contested Role of the Workhouse in Late Nineteenth-Century Belfast
Olwen Purdue

4. The Duty to Provide: Fathers, Families and the Workhouse in England, 1880–1914
Megan Doolittle

5. The ‘New Morocco’ Settlement between Trier and Euren, Germany: Drawing Boundaries and Constructing Deviance, 1925–1933
Tamara Stazic-Wendt

Part II. On the Borderline: The Vagrant Poor Between Destitution and Delinquency

6. Transnational Expert Discourse on Vagrancy around 1900
Beate Althammer

7. The Usual Suspects: Begging and Law Enforcement in Interwar Austria
Sigrid Wadauer

8. The Bodelschwingh Initiative: A Transcontinental Examination of German Protestant Welfare, 1880–1933
Edward N. Snyder

Part III. Beyond the Borderline: The Mentally Deficient and the Criminal

9. ‘Degeneracy’ and ‘Moral Imbecility’: Local Implementation of Medical Discourses on Deviancy in Scottish Poor Relief Administration
Jens Gründler

10. Convicts in the Shadow of the Rising German Welfare State: Between Permanent Detention and Rehabilitation
Désirée Schauz

Part IV. Conclusions

11. Conclusion
Jens Gründler, Andreas Gestrich

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Political History, Social History, European History, Modern History, Politics of the Welfare State

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
288 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137333629
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-46229-2

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