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The Children and
the Nations
The Story of UNICEF
by Maggie Black
Maggie Black describes the evolution of ideas about how to attack hunger and poverty in the third world, the heroic endeavours made and the triumphs and disillusionments of their well-intentioned practitioners. She reaches beyond the growth of UNICEF and international aid to present the human face to all the energy, goodwill, science and effort so far expended in trying to build a better future for children the worldover.


Acknowledgements  vi
Introduction by Peter Ustinov viii
Foreword by Sir Robert Jackson 1

Early Childhood 1946-1950
1. Founding Fathers 14
2. Some Milk and Some Fat, on Bread . . 37
3. Rites of Passage 63

A Great Humanitarian Adventure 1950-1960
4. The Mass Onslaught Against Disease 87
5. The Perfidious Mosquito 114
6. Civilization Follows the Cow 141
7. A Mother and Her Child 168

The Development Decade 1960-1970
8. Development and the 'Whole' Child 191
9. In a Popular Cause 215
10. The Population Debate 238
11. Earthquake, Wind and Fire 260
The Era of Alternatives 1970-1980
12. The Handpump Cometh 285
13. An Alternative Order 307
14. Health for Some or Health for All? 330
15. The Year of the Child 353
16. The Crisis in Kampuchea 378
Children in Dark Times 1980-  
17. The Women and the Cities 408
18. 'The land is growing old' 438
19. Towards a Revolution for Children 462
Unicef Total Income 1947-85 492
Unicef Income 1947-85; Source Percentages  492
Expenditure on Programmes by Sector  493
Unicef Expenditure to 1985 494
Number of Institutions, Centres and Installations Aid Recipients 495
Number of Personnel Aid Recipients 496
Index       (3 columns per page)  PDF 497
Index       (1 column per page)  PDF 497
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