Lived Institutions as History of Experience

This open access book focuses on institutions that were produced and formed by the emerging welfare state. How were institutions experienced by the people who interacted with them? How did institutions as sites of experience shape and structure people’s everyday lives? Histories of institutions have...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Annola, Johanna (Editor), Lindberg, Hanna (Editor), Markkola, Pirjo (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Palgrave Macmillan 2024, 2024
Edition:1st ed. 2024
Series:Palgrave Studies in the History of Experience
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Experience, Institutions, and the Lived Welfare State; Johanna Annola, Hanna Lindberg, and Pirjo Markkola
  • Part I Encounters with Institutions
  • 2. Navigating Imprisonment: Tactics and Experiences in an Eighteenth-Century Danish Prison Workhouse; Emilie Luther Valentin
  • 3. The Experience of Prison in Finnish Female Inmates’ Letters from the 1880s to the 1900s; Johanna Annola
  • 4. Re-negotiating Single Motherhood within the Helsinki Mother and Child Home in Post-War Finland; Riikka Suominen
  • Part II Lived Social Citizenship
  • 5. The Construction of Early Social Citizenship: The Lived Institution of Poor Relief in Mid-Nineteenth Century Finland; Heikki Kokko
  • 6. Encountering Benefits for Families: Layers of Lived Social Citizenship in Finland in the 1930s and 1940s; Minna Harjula
  • 7. From Humiliation to Compensation? Experiencing Poverty and Welfare Institutions among Red Widows from the Civil War, 1918–1945; Mervi Kaarninen
  • Part III Experiencing Institutional Spaces
  • 8. Managing Disability and Constructing the Nation in Interwar Poland: The Lviv Disabled Veterans’ Home; Oksana Vynnyk
  • 9. The Walled-in Illness: The Twentieth Century Finnish Tuberculosis Sanatorium as Lived Space; Heini Hakosalo
  • 10. “It Went All the Way Down to the Shoes”: Experiences of Institutionalization in the Danish Special Care System for the Intellectually Disabled, 1933–1980; Klaus Petersen and Sarah Smed
  • Part IV Dealing with Institutional Experiences
  • 11. Lived Residential Schools in Times of Crisis and Change: Debating the School for the Deaf in Borgå through Experience in the 1930s and 1980s; Hanna Lindberg
  • 12. Stories of Silence, Echoes of Events: The Family as a Changing Site of Illness; Marie Meier
  • 13. Redressing or Excusing the Past? The Evaluation of Sexual Child Abuse in the Swedish Redress Scheme for Historical Abuse in out-of-Home Care; Johanna Sköld, Bengt Sandin, and Johanna Schiratzki