1st Edition

The Pillars of Security (Works of William H. Beveridge)

ISBN 9781138828803
Published October 7, 2015 by Routledge
214 Pages

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Book Description

This volume is made up of articles and broadcasts and deals with the conditions and methods of making the British war effort more effective. It then goes on to deal with post war problems and discusses the Beveridge Report in its perspective of social policy designed to make "New Britain" after the war.

Table of Contents

Introduction. 1. Government for War: A Comparison with 1916-1918 2. A New Spirit for Total War 3. The Meaning of Total War 4. The Five Christian Standards 5. Maintenance of Employment 6. Plan for Social Security 7. Third Time Lucky? 8. Four Questions on the Plan 9. New Britain 10. The Pillars of Society i) The Assumption of Employment ii) The Assumption of Victory iii) A People’s War for a People’s Peace iv) The Need to Remain United Nations 11. Finance of the Beveridge Report: Questions and Answers 12. The Government Proposals and the Beveridge Report i) A Difference of Principle ii) Priority for a National Minimum 13. Social Security and Social Policy 14. Children’s Allowances and the Race 15. The Massacre of the Jews 16. Four Stones for Goliath Squalor 17. On Going to America 18. The Pace of Government 19. "Back to our Job"

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