The Evolution of the British Welfare State - Fraser, Derek
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An established introductory textbook that provides students with a full overview of British social policy and social ideas since the late eighteenth century. Derek Fraser's authoritative account is the essential starting point for anyone learning about how and why Britain created the first Welfare State, and its development into the twenty-first century.
This is an ideal core text for dedicated modules on the History of British Social Policy or the British Welfare State - or a supplementary text for broader modules on Modern British History or British Political History - which may be
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Produktbeschreibung
An established introductory textbook that provides students with a full overview of British social policy and social ideas since the late eighteenth century. Derek Fraser's authoritative account is the essential starting point for anyone learning about how and why Britain created the first Welfare State, and its development into the twenty-first century.

This is an ideal core text for dedicated modules on the History of British Social Policy or the British Welfare State - or a supplementary text for broader modules on Modern British History or British Political History - which may be offered at all levels of an undergraduate History, Politics or Sociology degree. In addition it is a crucial resource for students who may be studying the history of the British Welfare State for the first time as part of a taught postgraduate degree in British History, Politics or Social Policy.

  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Springer Palgrave Macmillan; Macmillan Education Uk
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-1-137-60588-7
  • 5. Aufl.
  • Seitenzahl: 452
  • Erscheinungstermin: 30. August 2017
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 235mm x 155mm x 24mm
  • Gewicht: 672g
  • ISBN-13: 9781137605887
  • ISBN-10: 113760588X
  • Artikelnr.: 47887190
Autorenporträt
Derek Fraser is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Teesside, UK, where he was formerly Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive. He was also previously Professor of British History at UCLA, USA.
Inhaltsangabe
List of Tables.- Preface.- Acknowledgements.- Select Time Chart, 1801-2016.- Introduction: Perspectives on the History of Welfare.- 1. The Factory Question - 2. The Poor Law.- 3. Public Health.- 4. Education and Welfare.- 5. Laissez-faire and State Intervention in the Mid-Nineteenth Century.- 6. The Growing Awareness of Poverty.- 7. Liberal Social Policy, 1905-14.- 8. Politics and Policy, 1914-39.- 9. War and Welfare in the 1940s.- 10. The Welfare State in Modern Britain.- Conclusion.- Two Centuries of Welfare History: An Overview.- Documentary Appendix.- Notes and References.- Select Bibliography.- Index.

List of Tables.
Preface.
Acknowledgements.
Select Time Chart, 1801
2016.
Introduction: Perspectives on the History of Welfare.
1. The Factory Question
2. The Poor Law.
3. Public Health.
4. Education and Welfare.
5. Laissez
faire and State Intervention in the Mid
Nineteenth Century.
6. The Growing Awareness of Poverty.
7. Liberal Social Policy, 1905
14.
8. Politics and Policy, 1914
39.
9. War and Welfare in the 1940s.
10. The Welfare State in Modern Britain.
Conclusion.
Two Centuries of Welfare History: An Overview.
Documentary Appendix.
Notes and References.
Select Bibliography.
Index.