Anti-alienism, health and social reform in late-Victorian and Edwardian Britain
Harris, Bernard (1997) Anti-alienism, health and social reform in late-Victorian and Edwardian Britain. Patterns of Prejudice, 31, (4), 3-34.
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The A. recalls that between 1880 and 1914, Great Britain knew a very strong Jewish immigration coming from the countries of Eastern Europe. It stresses that this immigration was going to meet a strong opposition in this country. It evokes the situation of the Jews in Russia and Poland at this period. It analyzes the role of the organizations charged, in Great Britain, of the reception of the Jewish immigrants in particular in the field of health. It presents a certain number of data concerning the health of the Jewish children at Leeds between 1909 and 1921.
|Keywords:||immigration, jew, eastern europe, poland, russia, great britain, refugee, health, child, xenophobia, antisemitism, organization, century 19-20|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Social Sciences > Sociology and Social Policy
|Date Deposited:||07 Dec 2006|
|Last Modified:||02 Mar 2012 13:50|
|Contact Email Address:||B.J.Harris@soton.ac.uk|
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