'Haunts of the street bully' : social reform and the Queensland children's playground movement

Frawley, Jodi (2000) 'Haunts of the street bully' : social reform and the Queensland children's playground movement. History of Education Review, 29(1), pp. 32-47.

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Abstract

This article is about the Queensland children's playground movement and its development in Brisbane. It pays particular attention to three Brisbane playgrounds: Neal Macrossan Playground (formerly Paddington Playground); Bedford Playground (formerly Spring Hill Playground); and the Valley Playground, which has since been replaced by a building. The paper pays especial attention to the work of the local children's playground protagonist Mary Josephine Bedford, which will be seen within the context of the international movement.

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ID Code: 67023
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Environmental history, Children, playgrounds, social movement, urban history
ISSN: 0819-8691
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY (210000) > HISTORICAL STUDIES (210300)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Institutes > Institute for Future Environments
Deposited On: 07 Feb 2014 01:47
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2014 02:14

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