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  • 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

    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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  • Theories of Welfare

    1st Edition

    By Anthony Forder, Terry Caslin, Geoffrey Ponton, Sandra Walklate

    Originally published in 1984 Theories of Welfare looks at theories of social administration developed in different social science disciplines. The book ranges widely and gives concise coverage to the historical and intellectual background in which the theory emerged, the implicit or explicit value…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
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  • Approaches to Welfare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Bean, Stewart MacPherson

    Originally published in 1983 Approaches to Welfare provides a unique introduction to the study of social welfare in Britain. The contributions, by distinguished figures in the field of social welfare and social policy, explore all the dimensions of the study of social welfare demonstrating that not…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
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  • The Politics of the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Oakley, Susan Williams

    Originally published in 1994 The Politics of the Welfare State looks at how the privatization and marketization of education, health and welfare services in the past decade have produced a concept of welfare that is markedly different from that envisaged when the welfare state was initially created…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
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  • The Unservile State

    Essays in Liberty and Welfare, 1st Edition

    By George Watson

    Originally published in 1957, The Unservile State looks at the theme of liberty in the Welfare State. Has it survived Welfare – is it even better for it? What of Parliament and our civil liberties? Does the present state of property distribution, of industry, agriculture and our social services…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
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  • The Welfare State

    Its Aims, Benefits and Costs, 1st Edition

    By J.F. Sleeman

    Originally published in 1973, The Welfare State traces the historical roots of the Welfare State and considers the problems to which it gives rise, especially in the allocation of resources. It focuses on the economic issue of meeting needs with scarce resources and compares the British experience…

    Paperback – 2020-08-15 
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  • 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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  • Welfare State and Welfare Society

    Illusion and Reality, 1st Edition

    By William Alexander Robson

    Originally published in 1976, Welfare State and Welfare Society breaks away from the prevailing notion that the welfare state is mainly concerned with the well-being of the entire nation. The book distinguishes the welfare state from the welfare society, and shows that there is often a yawning gulf…

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

  • 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 – 2020-08-14 
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  • Beyond Bureaucracy?

    The Professions in the Contemporary Public Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Laffin

    First published in 1998, this volume has been a significant contribution to current debates over the future of the public services. Professionalism has been and is a major feature of the British welfare state. Yet the political, social and economic context in which the profession emerged…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Beyond Marginality?

    Social Movements of Social Security Claimants in the European Union, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rik van Berkel, Harry Coenen, Ruud Vlek

    First published in 1998, this volume describes and analyses organizations of social security claimants and their position in the field of force of the national welfare state in six European countries: representing a diversity of welfare state regimes. The authors analyse these organizations, and…

    Paperback – 2020-06-30 
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