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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International comparisons 18701914
The First World War and after
The interwar years
The Second World War and after
International comparisons 1920 to the Second World
Assessment
List of Documents 119
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