Richard Titmuss

Standard Name: Titmuss, Richard
Used Form: Richard Morris Titmuss


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Dedications Ann Oakley
AO dedicated to her three children (her parents' grandchildren) the biographical study Man and Wife: Richard and Kay Titmuss : My Parents' Early Years.
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Oakley, Ann. Man and Wife: Richard and Kay Titmuss: My Parents’ Early Years. HarperCollins.
Family and Intimate relationships Ann Oakley
AO was heavily influenced by her father, Richard Morris Titmuss , who, without a university education himself, became first an insurance clerk, and then a noted academic and social critic, one of the founders of...
Textual Features Penelope Lively
Its history of the house, Golsoncott, stands in for the history of the twentieth century. PL interleaves the stories of her remarkable grandmother and her aunt Rachel Reckitt with the stories of child evacuees sent...
Textual Production Ann Oakley
In Father and Daughter: Patriarchy, Gender and Social Science, AO combined the social science of her title with autobiography and with biography of her influential father, Richard Titmuss , drawn from interviews as well...
Textual Production Beatrice Webb
Parents Revolt: A study of the declining birth-rate in acquisitive societies, a book by Richard Titmuss on the falling birthrate as a national problem, appeared with an introduction by BW .
Oakley, Ann. Man and Wife: Richard and Kay Titmuss: My Parents’ Early Years. HarperCollins.
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1938: Richard Titmuss (not yet a professional sociologist...

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Richard Titmuss (not yet a professional sociologist or writer) argued in Poverty and Population that poverty was causing about 50,000 preventable deaths in Britain every year.

1 September 1943: Richard Titmuss published Birth, Poverty...

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1 September 1943

Richard Titmuss published Birth, Poverty and Wealth (which his wife Kathleen had favoured calling Poor Children Die), with infant mortality statistics for different classes in Britain.


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