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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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.


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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