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Welfare and wellbeingRichard Titmuss's contribution to social policy$
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Pete Alcock, Howard Glennerster, and Ann Oakley

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9781861342997

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861342997.001.0001

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The international perspective

The international perspective

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(p.175) Chapter One The international perspective
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Welfare and wellbeing
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Howard Glennerster

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861342997.003.0015

This chapter explains that to be international for Titmuss, meant being as concerned with the developing world as with the developed rich north. It notes that Titmuss is a friend and admirer of Julius Nyerere, the independence leader of Tanzania whose work he mentions in this piece. It urges developing counties to balance economic development with social development long before the idea ever entered the heads of those in the World Bank or other international agencies. It notes that Titmuss launched an MSc at the LSE in Social Planning in Developing Countries to train those from the third world in social planning.

Keywords:   developing world, Julius Nyerere, Tanzania, World Bank, third world

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