Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Bringing in the Inspector: the Framing and Enforcement of the Early Factory legislation in Britain, 1825-1900
Linköping University, The Tema Institute, Department of Child Studies. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
1996 (English)Report (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

The question of child labour in textile factories was a recurrent issue in British politics during the early decades of the 19th century. In fact, during the turbulent politics of the early 1830s the issue of 'infant slavery' in the textile mills was an issue which threatened to make or break governments. This fact leads to a row of questions that need to be asked. How can we explain that child labour in factories could emerge as a major political question? Why was this kind of child labour perceived, and formulated, as a major problem? Which were the social forces behind the child labour agitation? In what way was the issue resolved politically? How was the actual legislation on industrial child labour constructed?

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Linköping: Linköping University Electronic Press, 1996. , 66 p.
Series
Working papers on childhood and the study of children, ISSN 1104-6929 ; 1996:14
National Category
Social Sciences
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-75991OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-75991DiVA: diva2:511554
Available from: 2012-03-22 Created: 2012-03-22 Last updated: 2012-03-22Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

Bringing in the Inspector: the Framing and Enforcement of the Early Factory legislation in Britain, 1825-1900(11974 kB)580 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 11974 kBChecksum SHA-512
7c3ea06d0283ac2d0f8d7409e42a42d42efd2e6e051ab70580b5cc8aa316bc167a9b9c756f9a53359895374a9e01b169c92a1ef5380bc6ee3d23581b422a2dbf
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
Department of Child StudiesFaculty of Arts and Sciences
Social Sciences

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 580 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn