Poverty, Welfare and Class

Alexander, Alison. The Ambitions of Jane Franklin: Victorian Lady Adventurer. Allen and Unwin, 2013.

Baldcock, Cora and Bettina Cass, eds. Women, Social Welfare and the State in Australia. Sydney: George Allen & Unwin, 1983.

Barbalet, Margaret. Far from a Low Gutter Girl: The Forgotten World of State Wards, South Australia, 1887-1940.  Melbourne; New York: Oxford University Press, 1983.

Bloodworth, Sandra, and Tom O’Lincoln. Rebel Women: In Australian Working Class History. Richmond East, Vic.: Interventions, 1998.

Bosworth, Mary. “Child Welfare and the Law: ‘Dependent’, ‘Neglected’ and ‘Delinquent’ Children in Western Australia, 1907-1990.” In Sexuality and Gender in History: Selected Essays, edited by Penelope Hetherington and Philippa Maddern, 255-65. Pertha: Optima Press, 1993.

Breathnach, Ciara. “Even ‘Wilder Workhouse Girls’: The Problem of Institutionalisation among Irish Immigrants to New Zealand 1874.” The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 39, no. 5 (2011): 771-94.

Carey, Jane. “No Place for a Woman? Class, Modernity and Colonialism in the Gendering of Australian Science, 1885-1940.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 10 (2001): 153-72.

Coleman, J. D. “Benevolent ladies and irrepressible busybodies: Contesting the bounds of ‘genuine’ philanthropy.” Gender, Place, and Culture 21, no. 9 (2014): 1071-1089.

Coleman, J. D. “Reframing Philanthropy From Benevolence to Social Reform: Nineteenth Century New Zealand Perspectives.” Philanthropy: Past, Present and Future Perspectives, edited by F. Graves, 1-31. New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2016.

Coleman, J. D. (2013). Social hierarchies and class sensibilities: A comparative analysis of vocabularies of domestic service in mid-Victorian England and New Zealand. Victorian Vocabularies: Refereed Proceedings of the 2012 Victorian Studies Association Conference, 25-41. Macquarie University, NSW, 2109: Macquarie Lighthouse E-book Publishing.

Couteur, Howard Le. “Of Intemperance, Class and Gender in Colonial Queensland: A Working-Class Woman’s Account of Alcohol Abuse.” History Australia 8, no. 3 (2011): 139-57.

Crotty, Martin. “Making English Gentlemen from Australian Boys?: the Manly Ideal in Two Elite Protestant Schools of Victoria,1875-1920.” Australian Studies 13, no.1 (1998): pp.44-67.

Crotty, Martin. Making the Australian male: Middle-class masculinity 1870-1920. Carlton South, Victoria: Melbourne University Press, 2001.

Curtin, Emma Jane. In Awe of Mrs Grundy. British Gentility and Emigrant Gentlewomen in Australia, 1830-1880. Hong Kong: Pecock Academic Press, 2001.

Davies, Sue. “Working Their Way to Respectability: Women, Vagrancy, and Reform in Late Nineteenth Century Melbourne.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 6 (1989): 50-63.

Davis, Fiona. “Put Down Your Knitting: Unpicking Social Welfare Professionalisation in 1970s Australia.” Journal of Australian Studies 41, no. 2 (April 3, 2017): 222–36.

Dixson, Miriam. “Gender, Class and the Women’s Movements in Australia, 1890, 1980.” Australian Women: New Feminist Perspectives, edited by Norma Grieve and Ailsa Burns, 14-26. Melbourne: OUP, 1986.

Doyle, Sue. “Plain or Fancy? Currents of Class, Gender and Nation in the First Australian Exhibition of Women’s Work, 1907.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 10 (2001): 108-20.

Evans, Caroline and Parry, Naomi. “Vessels of Progressivism? Tasmanian State Girls and Eugenics, 1900-1940.” Australian Historical Studies 32, no. 117 (2001): 322 – 33.

Evans, Tanya, and Patricia Curthoys. “Family History, Identity, and Public History: Writing a History of The Benevolent Society in Its 200th Year.” Journal of Australian Studies 37, no. 3 (September 1, 2013): 285–301.

Game, Ann and Rosemary Pringle. “Women and class in Australia: feminism and the Labor government.” Critical Essays in Australian Politics, edited by Graeme Duncan. Melbourne: Edward Arnold, 1978.

Garrick, Phyllis. “Children of the Poor and Industrial Classes in Western Australia, 1829-1880.” In Childhood and Society in Western Australia, edited by Penelope Hetherington, 13-27. Perth: University of Western Australia Press, 1988.

Gleeson, B. J. “A Public Space for Women: The Case of Charity in Colonial Melbourne.” Area 27, no. 3 (1995): 193-207.

Harman, Kristyn. “‘Murder will out’: Intimacy, Violence, and the Snow Family in Early Colonial New Zealand.” The Intimacies of Violence in Settler Colonial Economies: Everyday Encounters around the Pacific Rim, edited by Penelope Edmonds and Amanda Nettelbeck. Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies series. (forthcoming 2018)

Herraman, Eric Richards and Ann. “‘If She Was to Be Hard up She Would Sooner Be Hard up in a Strange Land Than Where She Would Be Known’: Irish Women in Colonial South Australia.” In Irish Women in Colonial Australia, edited by Trevor McClaughlin, 82-104. St Leonards: Allen & Unwin, 1998.

Hughes, Lesley Patricia. “To Labour Seriously: Catholic Sisters and Social Welfare in Late Nineteenth-Century Sydney “, PhD thesis, University of New South Wales, 2003.

Jaggs, Donella. Neglected and Criminal: Foundations of Child Welfare Legislation in Victoria.  Melbourne: Philip Institute of Technology Centre for Youth and Community Studies, 1986.

Kimber, Julie. “’A Nuisance to the Community’: Policing the Vagrant Woman.” Journal of Australian Studies 34, no. 3 (2010): 275 – 93.

Krieken, Robert van. Children and the State: Social Control and the Formation of Australian Child Welfare.  North Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1992.

Lovejoy, Frances. “The Drunken Patriarch and His Family: A History of the Australian Feminist Response to Alcohol.” In Australian Welfare – Historical Sociology, edited by Richard Kennedy. Melbourne: Macmillan, 1989.

McCalman, Janet. Journeyings. The Biography of a Middle-Class Generation.1920-1990, Carlton, Victoria: Melbourne University Press, 1993.

Monk, Joanne. “Cleansing Their Souls: Laundries in Institutions for Fallen Women.” Lilith, no. 9 (1996): 21-32.

Musgrove, Nell. “‘Every Time I Think of Baby I Cry’: Dislocation and Survival in Victoria’s Child Welfare System.” Australian Historical Studies 39, no. 2 (2008): 213-28.

O’Brien, Anne. “The Case of the ‘Cultivated Man’: Class, Gender and the Church of the Establishment in Interwar Australia.” Australian Historical Studies 27, no. 107 (1996): 242-56.

Pawsey, Margaret M. “Annie Wilkins: Life on the Margins in Nineteenth-Century Collingwood.” Victorian Historical Journal 66, no. 1 (1995): 3-19.

Reed, Liz. “’Mrs Bon’s Verandah Full of Aboriginals’: Race, Class, Gender and Friendship.” History Australia 2, no. 2 (2005): 39.1-39.15.

Reekie, Gail. “Malthus, Women, and the ‘End of Welfare’.” Just Policy, no. 10 (1997): 20-25.

Russell, Penny. ‘A Wish of Distinction’: Colonial Gentility and Femininity.  Carlton: Melbourne University Press, 1994.

Russell, Penny. “Mrs. Cole’s Servants: A Study in Domestic Politics.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 4 (1988): 41-57.

Russell, Penny. “The Relationship between Family Life and Class Formation in Nineteenth-Century Melbourne.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 5 (1988): 113-26.

Sells, Anne. “Women’s Status in the Church of England in Melbourne, 1920-1975.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 1 (1984): 31-42.

Shiell, Annette. Fundraising, Flirtation and Fancywork: Charity Bazaars in Nineteenth Century Australia. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012.

Swain, Shurlee. “’The Supervision of Babies Is Women’s Work and Cannot Be Rightly Done by Men’: Victorian Women’s Organisations and Female Child Welfare Inspectors, 1890-1915.” Victorian Historical Journal 79, no. 2 (2008): 314-27.

Sweeney, Belinda. “’A Woman Overboard!’ The Salvation Army and ‘Fallen Women’ in Melbourne, 1883-1900.” Lilith, no. 14 (2005): 79-91.

Tennant, Margaret. “’Magdalens and Moral Imbeciles’: Women’s Homes in Nineteenth Century New Zealand.” In Women in History 2 edited by Charlotte Macdonald and Margaret Tennant Barbara Brookes, 49-75. Wellington: Bridget Williams Books, 1992.

Twomey, Christina. “‘Without Natural Protectors’: Responses to Wife Desertion in Gold-Rush Victoria.” Australian Historical Studies 28, no. 108 (1997): 22-46.

Twomey, Christina. “Courting Men: Mothers, Magistrates and Welfare in the Australian Colonies.” Women’s History Review 8, no. 2 (1999): 231-46.

Twomey, Christina. “Gender, Welfare and the Colonial State: Victoria’s 1864 Neglected and Criminal Children’s Act.” Labour History, no. 73 (1997): 169-86.

Twomey, Christina. “Identifying with a ‘Serious Social Evil’: Wife-Desertion in Mid-Nineteenth Century Victoria.” In Forging Identities: Bodies, Gender and Feminist History, edited by Jan Coulthart and Jane Long Helen Brash, 69-87. Perth: University of Western Australia Press, 1997.

Twomey, Christina. Deserted and Destitute: Motherhood, Wife Desertion and Colonial Welfare.  Kew, Victoria: Australian Scholarly Press, 2002.