University of Guelph 1998-1999 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

49-428 Poverty and Policy in the Victorian Age (3-0) (H) [0.50]

Starting with the debates over the New Poor Law of l834, this course will examine the changing content of the notion of poverty, and changing methods adopted to treat it. It will also look at the lives of the poor, in so far as these can be reconstructed from contemporary sources.

Prerequisites: 49-250.
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