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7 one Survivors History Group takes a critical look at historians Survivors History Group Introduction Survivors History Group is run by mental health service users/survivors who value the history of the survivor movement. Membership is open to anyone, survivor or not, who shares our interest. Historians in our sense are people who write or tell history, for whatever reason, not just people who are experts at doing so. We welcome all histories of the movement. This chapter is an introduction to some of the stories about the United Kingdom (UK) movement

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19 TWO History Fulcher and Ainsworth (1985) point out that: ‘The siting and physical design of a centre may represent in bricks and mortar the ideas of earlier generations of practice’ (1985, p 61). This chapter attempts to uncover the ideas of earlier generations of practice and to outline some of the twists and turns of policy, practice and ideology that have contributed to how residential child care is currently constituted. The history of how children were cared for over the centuries is not a story of uninterrupted social progress. Nor is it to be

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5 TWO History To understand how fundamental the introduction of direct payments has been, it is necessary to have a basic awareness of the history of social work and its relationship with financial/poverty issues. As a result, this chapter begins with a brief consideration of the origins of modern social work in 19th-century philanthropy and the now notorious Poor Law, before providing a more detailed analysis of the build-up to the 1996 Community Care (Direct Payments) Act. Social work and finance/poverty The Charity Organisation Society Social work, as a

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51 THREE Lessons of history As noted in the previous two chapters, traditional approaches to work- based exploitation and harm tend to focus on criminal–legal ‘extremes’: on cases that are seen as the most deviant and abhorrent. The book is an attempt to move beyond this approach and to widen the definition and debate over what constitutes problematic worker treatment. To this end, in Chapters Four to Six the various ways in which workers may be subject to often legal and non-coercive control in order to make them ‘good’ and ‘better’ are mapped. Before

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15 Part Two Community histories

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PART I: Imperial histories

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135 SEVEN Preserving Detroit by preserving its baseball history Jason Roche More than one third of the land in Detroit is vacant. For some people, driving past the corner of Michigan and Trumbull, just west of Downtown, means passing by one of countless abandoned lots. However, to millions of others, this particular space is special. As Jason Roche argues, many consider it to be sacred ground. For more than 100 years, Michigan and Trumbull was home to professional baseball in Detroit. It was the home of the Detroit Tigers from 1912 until September 1999

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25 ONE A history of fundraising in the UK Asking is as old as giving – but fundraising has been overlooked and problematised throughout history, receiving minimal academic attention while frequently attracting public hostility. This chapter explores why invisibility and infamy have been dominant motifs in the history of fundraising, and suggests that a focus on what the raising of funds has achieved over the centuries, rather than simply documenting the changing techniques and technologies used by fundraisers, offers an alternative account of the emergence

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387 Critical and Radical Social Work • vol 6 • no 3 • 391–406 • © Policy Press 2018 Print ISSN 2049 8608 • Online ISSN 2049 8675 • https://doi.org/10.1332/204986018X15421187371408 Accepted for publication 19 October 2018 • First published online 27 November 2018 commentary Black History Month: a provocation and a timeline Charlotte Williams, charlotte.williams@rmit.edu.au RMIT University, Australia Claudia Bernard, c.bernard@gold.ac.uk Goldsmiths University of London, UK Interest in collecting social work histories has gathered pace with collections held by

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The history of crime and punishment is an important, yet under-resourced area of criminology and criminal justice.

This valuable book provides concise but robust definitions of key terms and concepts, going well beyond a simple explanation of the word or theme. Offering a succinct approach to the vocabulary and terminology of historical and contemporary approaches to crime and punishment, it includes entries from expert contributors in a user-friendly A-Z format with clear direction to related entries and further reading. Including explanations of terms ranging from 'garrotting' to The Bow Street Runners, baby farming to juvenile delinquency, this easily accessible text will be ideal for the reader to draw on across the variety of modules and studies relating to the topic.

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