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Social Science and Academic Freedom

Jose Harris

in William Beveridge: A Biography

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206859
eISBN:
9780191677335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206859.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The debate on the nature of the social sciences was the most prolonged and all-pervasive of all the disputed subjects which concerned Beveridge. Beveridge as a young man had firmly attached himself ... More


‘An untidy arrangement’ – service Family and Dependants’ Allowances, 1939 to 1945

Barbara Hately-Broad

in War and Welfare: British POW Families, 1939–45

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078545
eISBN:
9781781702352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078545.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the changes in and administration of allowances during the course of the war, most notably the introduction of new levels of allowances in 1942 and 1944, focusing on the ... More


Parliament Observed: The Gallery of the Old House of Commons

Paul Seaward

in Revisiting The Polite and Commercial People: Essays in Georgian Politics, Society, and Culture in Honour of Professor Paul Langford

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198802631
eISBN:
9780191840937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802631.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

Visitors to the British Parliament, particularly to the House of Commons, in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century were tolerated under the name of ‘strangers’. Most of them were ... More


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