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Table of Contents
                            CHAMPIONS FOR CHILDREN
Contents
Preface
Acknowledgements
1. Eleanor Rathbone, 1872-1946
	The Rathbone tradition
	Early activities
	Women and poverty
	The First World War (1914-18)
	Into parliament
	The 1945 Family Allowances Act
	A complex character
	A forgotten champion
	Deprived children
2. Marjory Allen, 1897-1976
	Bedales
	Gardens and love
	Lord and Lady
	The Second World War (1939-45)
	Deprived children
	After the 1948 Children Act
3. Barbara Kahan, 1920-2000
	Early life
	Dudley Children’s Department
	Oxfordshire Children’s Department
	The Seebohm changes
	Some retirement!
	Barbara Kahan’s achievements
4. John Stroud, 1923-89
	Early life
	The Royal Air Force
	Into child care
	Hertfordshire Children’s Department
	The writer
	“His own branch of social work”
	A complex character
5. Clare Winnicott, 1906-84
	A Baptist background
	The evacuation and Oxfordshire
	The trainer
	Director of child care studies
	Building a child care profession
6. Peter Townsend, 1928-
	Childhood
	Research apprenticeship
	The London School of Economics
	The Child Poverty Action Group
	University of Essex
	Poor health, poverty and inequality
	Involvement with the Labour Party
	Townsend in his seventies
	Peter Townsend: a summary
7. Bob Holman, 1936-: A child care participant living through the changes
	Participating in the evacuation (1939-45)
	The route to child care (1946-61)
	Children’s Departments (1962-66)
	Research
	Face to face with poverty
	Promoting prevention (1974-76)
	The Southdown Project (1976-86)
	Easterhouse, child care and inequality (1987 onwards)
8. Past, present and future
	A family service
	A National Neighbourhood Fund
	A more equal society
	Relate, activate, agitate
	Champions for children
Bibliography
Index
                        
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The lives of modern
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