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Living Standards in Edwardian England and the Liberal Welfare Reforms

George R. Boyer

in The Winding Road to the Welfare State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691178738
eISBN:
9780691183992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178738.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter argues that the Liberal Welfare Reforms of 1906–11, which created a safety net reducing the economic insecurity associated with industrial capitalism, marked a watershed in the history ... More


What Was Gained

George R. Boyer

in The Winding Road to the Welfare State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691178738
eISBN:
9780691183992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178738.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's major findings. The road to the welfare state of the 1940s was not a wide and straight thoroughfare through Victorian and Edwardian Britain. As the ... More


Introduction

Jochen Clasen

in Converging Worlds of Welfare?: British and German Social Policy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199584499
eISBN:
9780191728792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584499.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter introduces the aims and scope of the book. It presents Germany and the UK conventionally portrayed as contrasting models of modern welfare states. However, similar challenges, such as ... More


Introduction

Martin Evans and Lewis Williams

in A generation of change, a lifetime of difference?: Social policy in Britain since 1979

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423054
eISBN:
9781447301387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423054.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book uses a model lifetime methodology to assess how far there has been significant differences in the outcomes of British social policy, a ‘lifetime of difference’, since 1979. Its main ... More


The changing British welfare state

Martin Evans and Lewis Williams

in A generation of change, a lifetime of difference?: Social policy in Britain since 1979

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423054
eISBN:
9781447301387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423054.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter puts the past 30 years of policy change into a longer historical context and broadens the focus to consider a wide range of policy and social policy, and governmental and political ... More


The national level: business and social policy in the UK

Kevin Farnsworth

in Corporate power and social policy in a global economy: British welfare under the influence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344748
eISBN:
9781447301998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344748.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter considers the national picture, examining the role that business has played in British social policy since 1979. It focuses on the views of organised business on social policy and its ... More


Education, disability and social policy

Steve Haines and David Ruebain (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423375
eISBN:
9781447302186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423375.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Disability is an increasingly vital contemporary issue in British social policy, especially in education. This book brings together perspectives from leading thinkers including senior academics, ... More


“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State

Sabina Donati (ed.)

in A Political History of National Citizenship and Identity in Italy, 1861-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784511
eISBN:
9780804787338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784511.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State


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