• Social Security: Beveridge and After book cover

    Social Security: Beveridge and After

    1st Edition

    By Victor George

    Originally published in 1968, Social Security: Beveridge and After concentrates on the development of social security in the U.K. since the Beveridge report. The book looks at the system of Social Security, since it was unified with the Ministry of Social Security, and looks at the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • The Origins of British Social Policy book cover

    The Origins of British Social Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Thane

    Originally published in 1978 The Origins of British Social Policy arose dissatisfaction with conventional approaches to the subject of welfare responsibilities in the state. This volume stresses the complexity of conscious and unconscious influences upon policy, which include such political…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • The Emergence of the Welfare State in Britain and Germany: 1850-1950 book cover

    The Emergence of the Welfare State in Britain and Germany

    1850-1950, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang Mommsen

    Originally published in 1981 The Emergence of the Welfare State in Britain and Germany 1850-1950 is an edited collection on the history and future prospects of the modern welfare state. It attempts to pave the way for an analysis of the problems of the welfare state and its historical origins, and…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Welfare and the State

  • Lord Shaftesbury book cover

    Lord Shaftesbury

    1st Edition

    By J. L. Hammond, Barbara Hammond

    Originally published in 1923, this book covers the career of Lord Shaftesbury from his early career, through Peel's government and factory legislation, and onto religion and philanthropy. His name recalls great achievements in the reform of law; a powerful force in debates and contests, on the…

    Paperback – 2020-07-28 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • British Prime Ministers from Walpole to Salisbury book cover

    British Prime Ministers from Walpole to Salisbury

    1st Edition

    By Dick Leonard

    Dick Leonard’s British Prime Ministers from Walpole to Salisbury surveys the lives and careers of all the 32 Prime Ministers from Sir Robert Walpole (1721-42) to Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery (1894-95) in 32 succinct, informative and entertaining chapters. Bringing to life the…

    Hardback – 2020-07-01 
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  • Unemployment Relief in Great Britain: A Study in State Socialism book cover

    Unemployment Relief in Great Britain

    A Study in State Socialism, 1st Edition

    By Felix Morley

    Originally published in 1924, Unemployment Relief in Great Britain takes up the history of unemployment relief in Great Britain, focusing on the after effects of the post-war period and the Great Depression. Primarily, the book provides a detailed study of England’s experience with compulsory…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Building Inclusive Elections book cover

    Building Inclusive Elections

    1st Edition

    Edited by Toby James, Holly Ann Garnett

    Elections around the world are plagued with the problem of unequal levels of participation. This can have profound consequences for election results, representation and policies. This book focuses on the interventions that can be used to redress the turnout gap and other inequalities within the…

    Hardback – 2020-06-17 
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  • Changing Perceptions of the EU at Times of Brexit: Global Perspectives book cover

    Changing Perceptions of the EU at Times of Brexit

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Natalia Chaban, Arne Niemann, Johanna Speyer

    This volume brings together contributions that conceptualise and measure EU perceptions in the strategic regions around the world in the aftermath of the UK referendum. Contributors assess the evolution of EU perceptions in each location and discuss how their findings may contribute to crafting…

    Hardback – 2020-06-11 
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    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • The Independent Labour Party, 1914-1939: The Political and Cultural History of a Socialist Party book cover

    The Independent Labour Party, 1914-1939

    The Political and Cultural History of a Socialist Party, 1st Edition

    By Keith Laybourn

    Historians of political history are fascinated by the rise and fall of political parties and, for twentieth-century Britain, most obviously the rise of the Labour Party and the decline of the Liberal Party. What is often overlooked in this political development is the work of the Independent Labour…

    Hardback – 2020-06-09 
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    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

  • The Routledge Handbook of British Politics and Society book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of British Politics and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Garnett

    The Routledge Handbook of British Politics and Society conducts a rigorous, innovative and distinctive analysis of the relationship between British politics and society, emphasizing that the UK is now far from a monolithic, and unshifting, entity. Examining the subject matter with unrivalled…

    Hardback – 2020-05-29 
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    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Prime Minister and Cabinet Government book cover

    Prime Minister and Cabinet Government

    3rd Edition

    By Simon James

    Fully revised and updated, this new edition of Simon James’s comprehensible and accessible text provides an excellent insight into the work of the Prime Minister and Cabinet government. It draws on the wealth of new material that has become available in recent years to shed light on the mechanisms…

    Paperback – 2020-05-19 
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  • Labour in London: A Study in Municipal Achievement book cover

    Labour in London

    A Study in Municipal Achievement, 1st Edition

    By Brian Barker

    First published in 1946. This title is a clear and concise account of the march of Labour to the control of the London County Council and its work at County Hall in the 1940s. This study explores the rise of the Labour Party in London and the changes and progress in health, education, and social…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Labour Movement

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