Policing Gender, Class And Family In Britain, 1800-1945

  • ISBN13:


  • ISBN10:


  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1995-11-27
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Purchase Benefits
  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $175.00 Save up to $151.98
  • Buy New
    Add to Cart Free Shipping


Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The eBook copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.


A comprehensive study of juvenile delinquency and the moral regulation of children and adolescents in the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century.

Table of Contents

The genesis of the socialp. 1
The child in dangerp. 19
The dangerous childp. 39
The child-savers: the terrain of contestationp. 63
Child-saving institutionsp. 77
Sexuality and the gendered delinquentp. 105
Conclusion: policing gender, class and familyp. 139
Appendix A Admission statisticsp. 157
Appendix B Scottish institutionsp. 160
Appendix C Industrial tradesp. 166
Notesp. 171
Bibliographyp. 203
Indexp. 213
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

Rewards Program

Write a Review