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British social policy, 1914-1939 / Bentley B. Gilbert.


Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, [1970] .
ISBN , 9780801405785, 0801405785

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Subjects Grande-Bretagne -- Politique sociale.
Great Britain -- Social policy.
Great Britain.
Grossbritannien.
Social Welfare -- Great Britain -- History.
Social Work -- Great Britain -- History.
Social policy.
Sozialpolitik.
Description viii, 343 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-336).
Contents pt. 1. The war and the peace: The war and the fall of Asquith -- Reconstruction or revolution -- The politics of the Coupon Election -- The decline of the coalition -- Lloyd George and reform -- part 2. Britain out of work: Unemployment insurance: the coming of the dole -- Universal unemployment insurance -- The decay of unemployment insurance -- The stabilization of unemployment in the twenties -- part 3. The battle for reform, phase I: a ministry for health?: The intervention of the approved societies -- The intervention of the Poor Law -- The failure of Poor Law reform -- Housing and the city -- part 4. Unemployment and politics in the thirties: The crisis of 1931 and unemployment insurance -- A lesson learned: the Unemployment Assistance Board -- part 5. The battle for reform, phase II: socialism or social reform: The Poor Law after the Royal Commission -- Out-of-doors relief and unemployment -- Chamberlain, Churchill and the guardians -- The problem of the aged -- Contributory pensions after 1925 -- part 6. Towards a national health service: War and the prosperity of health insurance -- The approved societies and their enemies -- Unemployment and malingering -- The enemy of progress.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)111734
(OCoLC)ocm00111734
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WorldCat Identities Gilbert, Bentley B., 1924-
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