The volumes in this set, originally published between 1940 and 1994, draw together research by leading academics in the area of welfare and the welfare state, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine welfare policy, equality, poverty, class, government, social policy, unemployment, and social services, whilst also exploring the general principles and practices of welfare and the welfare state in various countries. This set will be of particular interest to students of sociology, health, and political studies respectively.
Table of Contents
1. Dacca, Sharif Uddin Ahmed
2. Semi-detached London, Alan Arthur Chirm Jackson
3. Urbanization in China, R. J. R. Kirkby
4. Black Boston, George A. Levesque
5. "Trading peasants" and urbanization in eighteenth-century Russia, Daniel Morrison
6. Signs of change, Ron Theodore Robin
7. Patterns of European urbanisation since 1500, Henk Schmal
8. Urban poverty in Britain, 1830-1914, James H. Treble
Multivolume collection by leading authors in the field.