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Illegitimacy in English law and society, 1860-1930, Ginger S. Frost

Label
Illegitimacy in English law and society, 1860-1930
Title
Illegitimacy in English law and society, 1860-1930
Statement of responsibility
Ginger S. Frost
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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1962-
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Frost, Ginger Suzanne
Dewey number
306.8740941
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Illegitimate children
  • Illegitimate children
  • Illegitimate children
  • Illegitimate children
Label
Illegitimacy in English law and society, 1860-1930, Ginger S. Frost
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Notes; 1 'Strangers in the blood': custody, inheritance, and taxation; Legitimacy declaration suits; Estates and wills; Estates of illegitimates; Custody and guardianship; Including illegitimate children: the twentieth century; Conclusion; Notes; 2 'The workhouse or death': maternal crimes and illegitimacy; Background and statistics; Secrecy and shame; Provision and poverty; Crime and punishment; Insanity defences; Victim or perpetrator?; Conclusion; Notes
  • 3 Part of the family? Non-maternal carers in the criminal courtsIllegitimacy and fatherhood in the court; Poverty; Secrecy; Fragile patriarchs; Irregular and blended families; Fictive kin: nurses, foster parents, adoption; Criminal baby farming; Middle-class crimes; Conclusion; Notes; 4 Courts of last resort: affiliation and the poor law; Affiliation cases; Private agreements; Illegitimacy and the poor law; Finding fathers; Extending the family; Fostering, adoption, and extended kin; Guardians v. family; Conclusion; Notes; 5 Simple acts of justice: illegitimacy and law reform; Bastardy laws
  • Legitimation billsAftermath of the Legitimacy Act; Conclusion; Notes; 6 Love and loss: family and illegitimacy; Cohabiting families; Class and cohabitation; Living with maternal kin; Instabilities; Mothers and stepfathers; Living with illegitimacy; Conclusion; Notes; 7 'Passed from hand to hand': child circulation; Movement between kin; Fostering; Adoption; Results; Mothers and children: reclaiming the lost?; Conclusion; Notes; 8 'Bad blood'? Social discrimination; 'Bastard' children; Poverty; Names and identities; The 'blank space'; School stories; Finding employment; Marriage and family
  • ConclusionNotes; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Primary sources; Manuscript collections; Other manuscript collections; Newspapers; Legal case books; Government documents; Articles and books; Secondary sources; Articles; Books; Theses, dissertations, and unpublished papers; Index
Control code
ocn958411466
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781784997441
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)958411466
Label
Illegitimacy in English law and society, 1860-1930, Ginger S. Frost
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Notes; 1 'Strangers in the blood': custody, inheritance, and taxation; Legitimacy declaration suits; Estates and wills; Estates of illegitimates; Custody and guardianship; Including illegitimate children: the twentieth century; Conclusion; Notes; 2 'The workhouse or death': maternal crimes and illegitimacy; Background and statistics; Secrecy and shame; Provision and poverty; Crime and punishment; Insanity defences; Victim or perpetrator?; Conclusion; Notes
  • 3 Part of the family? Non-maternal carers in the criminal courtsIllegitimacy and fatherhood in the court; Poverty; Secrecy; Fragile patriarchs; Irregular and blended families; Fictive kin: nurses, foster parents, adoption; Criminal baby farming; Middle-class crimes; Conclusion; Notes; 4 Courts of last resort: affiliation and the poor law; Affiliation cases; Private agreements; Illegitimacy and the poor law; Finding fathers; Extending the family; Fostering, adoption, and extended kin; Guardians v. family; Conclusion; Notes; 5 Simple acts of justice: illegitimacy and law reform; Bastardy laws
  • Legitimation billsAftermath of the Legitimacy Act; Conclusion; Notes; 6 Love and loss: family and illegitimacy; Cohabiting families; Class and cohabitation; Living with maternal kin; Instabilities; Mothers and stepfathers; Living with illegitimacy; Conclusion; Notes; 7 'Passed from hand to hand': child circulation; Movement between kin; Fostering; Adoption; Results; Mothers and children: reclaiming the lost?; Conclusion; Notes; 8 'Bad blood'? Social discrimination; 'Bastard' children; Poverty; Names and identities; The 'blank space'; School stories; Finding employment; Marriage and family
  • ConclusionNotes; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Primary sources; Manuscript collections; Other manuscript collections; Newspapers; Legal case books; Government documents; Articles and books; Secondary sources; Articles; Books; Theses, dissertations, and unpublished papers; Index
Control code
ocn958411466
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781784997441
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)958411466

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