Author:Ashton, Paul and Wilson, Jacqueline Z. [Edited by]

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Silent System: Forgotten Australians and the Institutionalisation of Women and Children

By: Ashton, Paul and Wilson, Jacqueline Z. [Edited by]

Price: $37.00

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID287249


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 224 pages During the twentieth century in Australia more than half-a-million children grew up in 'out-of-home' care in over 800 institutions, including children's homes, foster homes, industrial schools and orphanages. A regime of mass institutionalisation was sanctioned by legislation and administered by either the state or by non-government bodies such as churches and... View more info