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Author Horne, Janet R. (Janet Regina)

Title A social laboratory for modern France : the Musee social & the rise of the welfare state / Janet R. Horne
Published Durham, NC ; London : Duke University Press, 2002


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Description xiii, 353 pages
Contents Pt. 1. Rhetorics of Reform -- 1. The Modern Sphinx: Debating the Social Question in Nineteenth Century France -- 2. Inventing a Social Museum -- Pt. 2. Networking for Reform -- 3. A Genealogy of Republican Reform -- 4. A Laboratory for Social Reform -- Pt. 3. Implementing Reform -- 5. Voluntary Associations and the Republican Ideal -- 6. The Modernity of Hygiene: Interventions in the City
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Musée social (Paris, France) -- History.
Social problems -- France -- History.
Welfare state -- History.
France -- Social policy.
LC no. 2001040642
ISBN 0822327821 cloth alkaline paper
0822327929 paperback alkaline paper