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Evolution of the British Welfare State, The: A History of Social Policy since the Industrial Revolution
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EVOLUTION OF THE BRITISH WELFARE STATE, THE: A HISTORY OF SOCIAL POLICY SINCE THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

PAPERBACK BY FRASER, DEREK

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ISBN
9780230224667
IMPRINT
PALGRAVE
 
 
EDITION
4TH ED. 2009
PUBLISHER
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
448 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
16 JUN 2009

DESCRIPTION

Derek Fraser's book has established itself as a classic text on the history of social policy and social ideas in Britain since the Industrial Revolution. This fourth edition features a revised Introduction, incorporates the latest research and extends the coverage of the final chapter, bringing the story right up to the present day.

CONTENTS

List of Tables.- Preface.- Preface to the Second Edition.- Preface to the Third Edition.- Preface to the Fourth Edition.- Acknowledgements.- Select Time Chart, 1801-2008.- Introduction: Perspectives on the History of Welfare.- The Factory Question .- The Poor Law.- Public Health.- Education and Welfare.- Laissez-faire and State Intervention in the Mid-Nineteenth Century.- The Growing Awareness of Poverty.- Liberal Social Policy, 1905-14.- Politics and Policy, 1914-39.- War and Welfare in the 1940s.- The Welfare State in Modern Britain.- Documentary Appendix.- Notes and References.- Select Bibliography.- Index.