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An Academic Miracle

Ralf Dahrendorf

in LSE: A History of the London School of Economics and Political Science 1895-1995

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202400
eISBN:
9780191675331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202400.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) during the Beveridge Years (1919–1937). Specifically, it focuses on the accomplishments of Sir William Beveridge as ... More


Discontents, Distractions, and a Long Farewell

Ralf Dahrendorf

in LSE: A History of the London School of Economics and Political Science 1895-1995

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202400
eISBN:
9780191675331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202400.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses how the political climate of the 1930s affected the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). The 1930s (and 1940s) were one of those deeply unhappy periods of ... More


The Roots of Public Pensions Provision: Social Insurance and the Beveridge Plan

Jose Harris

in Britain's Pensions Crisis: History and Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263853
eISBN:
9780191734281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263853.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

William Beveridge and his Report on Social Insurance and Allied Services of 1942 continue to occupy a pivotal position in the history of social security provision not only in Britain and Europe but ... More


Social Sciences Coming of Age

Ralf Dahrendorf

in LSE: A History of the London School of Economics and Political Science 1895-1995

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202400
eISBN:
9780191675331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202400.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the development of social science education at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) during the Beveridge Years (1919–1937). It details the establishment ... More


William Beveridge: A Biography

Jose Harris

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206859
eISBN:
9780191677335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206859.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This new and revised edition of this text remains the only documented biography of the most influential social reformer of the 20th century. In Britain and Europe the Beveridge Plan of 1942 is still ... More


The ‘Scandal’ of Women’s Pensions in Britain: How Did It Come About?

Pat Thane

in Britain's Pensions Crisis: History and Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263853
eISBN:
9780191734281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263853.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In 2005, just 19 per cent of women pensioners in Britain were entitled to the full basic state pension (itself insufficient to live on without a supplement) compared with 92 per cent of men. The ... More


Why So Different? Why So Bad a Future?

Howard Glennerster

in Britain's Pensions Crisis: History and Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263853
eISBN:
9780191734281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263853.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

While virtually all European countries with advanced welfare states are worrying about how to cut back their state pension generosity, and sometimes partially succeeding, the United Kingdom faces the ... More


A Safe Pair of Hands

Ralf Dahrendorf

in LSE: A History of the London School of Economics and Political Science 1895-1995

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202400
eISBN:
9780191675331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202400.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the changes affecting the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) between 1937–1995. By the departure of William Beveridge in 1937, the work of creation and ... More


Socialism and the New Liberalism 1

Ben Jackson

in Liberalism as Ideology: Essays in Honour of Michael Freeden

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600670
eISBN:
9780191738203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600670.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Freeden’s work on the history of British liberal thought has famously highlighted the ideological links between liberals and socialists in Britain during the late nineteenth and early twentieth ... More


Introduction

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/9780198206859.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book studies Beveridge's life and deals fully with Beveridge's private life, character, and personal relationships. The central theme of this study is Beveridge's role in the shaping of the ... More


Planning for War and Peace, 1939–45

Peter Sloman

in The Liberal Party and the Economy, 1929-1964

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198723509
eISBN:
9780191790287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723509.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter analyses the Liberal Party’s shift to the left during the Second World War, with a particular focus on debates over post-war reconstruction. It shows that whilst Sir Archibald Sinclair ... More


The British Welfare State

George Klosko

in The Transformation of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199973415
eISBN:
9780190676346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973415.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

Development of the British welfare state, in regard to three main episodes: the Liberal reforms early in the twentieth century; the Beveridge Report; and the National Health Service, with ... More


The Episcopalian Inheritance

Isabel Rivers

in Vanity Fair and the Celestial City: Dissenting, Methodist, and Evangelical Literary Culture in England 1720-1800

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198269960
eISBN:
9780191851209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198269960.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

This chapter begins by emphasizing the return to the theology of the Thirty-Nine Articles and Homilies by Methodists and Church of England evangelicals, notably John Wesley, George Whitefield, and ... More


Promotional welfare, 1948–63

Jameel Hampton

in Disability and the Welfare State in Britain: Changes in Perception and Policy 1948-79

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447316428
eISBN:
9781447316442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316428.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the limited attempts to improve the welfare of disabled people from the National Assistance Act 1948, the final piece of the welfare state settlement, to the end of thirteen ... More


The Making of a Series

Arie L. Molendijk

in Friedrich Max Müller and the Sacred Books of the East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198784234
eISBN:
9780191826832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784234.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Hinduism

Chapter 2, ‘The Making of a Series’, focuses on how Max Müller conceptualized and initiated the Sacred Books of the East series. The initial idea and the aims of the project, as well as the way in ... More


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