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Special Issue: The Child at Risk in Modern Britain

Guest editor: Daniel J. R. Grey


Kim Stevenson, Judith Rowbotham, and Samantha Pegg


Introduction: The Child at Risk in Modern Britain. Daniel J. R. Grey, p. 1-15

Perceptions of Parental Child Homicide in English Popular Visual Culture 1800-1850. Margaret L. Arnot, p. 16-74

‘Children of a Very Tender Age Have Vicious Propensities’: Child Witness Testimonies in Cases of Sexual Abuse. Kim Stevenson, p. 75-97

When to Spare the Rod? Legal Reactions and Popular Attitudes Towards the (In)Appropriate Chastisement of Children, 1850-1910. Judith Rowbotham, p. 98-125

The Child as Risk: Precocious Girls and Sexual Consent in Late Victorian Britain. Victoria Bates, p. 126-144

Saving the Children of Shoreditch: Lady Cynthia Colville and Needy Families in East London, c.1900-1960. Kate Bradley, p. 145-163

Conference Report

Lives Trials and Executions, Liverpool, 24 May 2017. Rhiannon Pickin, p. 164-168

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