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Social Reform and the State: The Labour-Market and National Insurance

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/9780198206859.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

Beveridge joined the Board of trade as an unestablished civil servant on the staff of the Comptroller-General of the Commercial, Labour, and Statistical Department. Signs of action on labour ... More


Éire in the Emergency and the Irish in Britain

Ian S. Wood

in Britain, Ireland and the Second World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623273
eISBN:
9780748651412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623273.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For the Irish state and its people, the social memory of the period 1939 to 1945 was defined by the relative deprivations brought about by the Emergency. Without the movement of labour to Britain, ... More


The Sunday Fighter: Doubts, Fears, and Little Secrets of an Intermittent Combatant

Laurent Gayer

in Cityscapes of Violence in Karachi: Publics and Counterpublics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190656546
eISBN:
9780190848460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656546.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter by Laurent Gayer examines one part-time fighter or ‘intermittent combatant’ in the Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) in 2013. The case of “Iqbal” both updates existing accounts of an older ... More


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