Rich & the Poor: Jewish Philanthropy & Social Control in Nineteenth-Century London

Rich & the Poor: Jewish Philanthropy & Social Control in Nineteenth-Century London

By: Mordechai Rozin (author)Hardback

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Description

This book shows how a centrally planned philanthropy developed within the London Jewish community in the nineteenth century, culminating in the establishment and development of the Jewish Board of Guardians.

Contents

Foreword by Catherine Jones Finer; Introduction; Outline of the Book; Jewish Philanthropy: Power and Interests; The Jewish Elite and the Jewish Poor; The Colquhoun-van Oven Scheme; Background to the Scheme; Principal Proposals of the Scheme; Opposition to the Scheme; Effects of the Failed Scheme; Wealth and Poverty: A Widening Gap; Educating the Poor; The Rich in Search of Power; The Faudel Scheme; The Jewish Board of Guardians; Ideologies And Policy; Controlling the Immigration of the Poor; Disciplining the Poor: Jewish Philanthropy and the Poor Law; Social, Economic and Cultural Policy of the Board; Finance: Checks and Balances; Restricted Policy Arrangements; Work; Loans; Health; Housing; Acculturation: Anglicisation; Acculturation: Patronage and Anglicisation; Schooling; Jewish Press; Social Organization Beyond the Jewish Elite; Jewish Philanthropy at the Turn of the Century: Incrementalism and Survival; Conclusions; Glossary; Select Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781845192273
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 268
  • ID: 9781845192273
  • weight: 614
  • ISBN10: 1845192273

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