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Children completely under their father's control
No Concept of Childhood
Underaged children are put to a lord's wardship
Age of Majority is defined by child's ability to work
Children under the age of 14 cannot be punished by law
Children are put to appreticeship if they cannot be provided by their families
Law does not recognize statements of children
Education has been given importance and is deemed to be done for a long period of time
Regulation of work conditions for children
Cruelty to children by parents and guardians became a criminal offense.
Rise of the independence of teenagers.
Separation of Judicial and punitive processes for adults and children.
Protection from neglect and ill-treatement from parents
No laws governing property for children
Upper class recognize infancy and childhood
Childhood is defined as training for adulthood
Growing education for children due to capitalist needs
Children above the age of 7 are punished for their crimes
The Custody of Infants Act (1839) granted that the custody of children under seven to the mother.
Protection for poorer children increase
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