Poverty, philanthropy and the state

Charities and the working classes in London, 1918-79
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ISBN-13:
9780719078750
Veröffentl:
2009
Einband:
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Erscheinungsdatum:
10.11.2009
Seiten:
240
Autor:
Katherine Bradley
Gewicht:
574 g
Format:
240x161x19 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:
This book charts the growth of the university settlement movement, a fundamental influence in the shaping of the welfare state, from 1918 to Margaret Thatcher's election in 1979. It looks at the complex relationships between charities, the welfare state and individuals and the ways in which change was negotiated over the twentieth century.
This book charts the growth of the university settlement movement, a fundamental influence in the shaping of the welfare state, from 1918 to Margaret Thatcher's election in 1979. It looks at the complex relationships between charities, the welfare state and individuals and the ways in which change was negotiated over the twentieth century. -- .
List of figuresList of tablesList of abbreviationsPrefaceAcknowledgementsIntroduction1. Historical contexts2. Living, working and volunteering at the settlements 1918-503. Health and well-being4. Developing citizens5. The settlements, the citizen and the law6. Changing communitiesConclusionAppendixBibliography