The Foundations of the Welfare State

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Routledge, Feb 4, 2016 - Social Science - 376 pages
A fully revised and rewritten second edition of a book which is now regarded as a classic. Takes full advantage of new research and places strong emphasis on voluntary action and the role of women in the shaping of social policy.
It retains the excellent historical perspective that makes it unique among its competitors, comparing recent policy changes to pre-1950 welfare policy.

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Contents

Part Two Foundations of the Welfare State
275
Part Three Documents
295
Appendices
343
Select bibliography
349
Index
352
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