The Evolution of the British Welfare State: A History of Social Policy since the Industrial Revolution by Derek Fraser

The Evolution of the British Welfare State: A History of Social Policy since the Industrial…

byDerek Fraser

Paperback | July 15, 2009

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Derek Fraser's book has established itself as a classic text on the history of social policy and social ideas in Britain since the Industrial Revolution. This fourth edition features a revised Introduction, incorporates the latest research and extends the coverage of the final chapter, bringing the story right up to the present day.

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Derek Fraser was Formerly Vice-Chancellor, University of Teesside, UK.

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Title:The Evolution of the British Welfare State: A History of Social Policy since the Industrial…Format:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.93 inPublished:July 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230224660

ISBN - 13:9780230224667

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Table of Contents

List of Tables
Preface
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Fourth Edition
Acknowledgements
Select Time Chart
Introduction: The Welfare State - Past and Present
The Poor Law
Public Health
Education and Welfare
Laissez-faire and State Intervention in the Mid-Nineteenth Century
The Growing Awareness of Poverty
Liberal Social Policy, 1905-14
Politics and Policy, 1914-39
War and Welfare in the 1940s
Welfare State - The First Sixty Years
Documentary Appendix
Notes and References
Select Bibliography
Index