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case for the welfare state from social security to social equality [by] Norman Furniss and Timothy Tilton. by Norman Furniss

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Welfare state,
  • Public welfare

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index. Bibliography: p. 205-215.

ContributionsTilton, Timothy Alan, jt. author
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 249 p. ;
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19189697M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Furniss, Norman, Case for the welfare state. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, © (OCoLC) An overview of the welfare state that manages to be simultaneously both concise and magisterial. Includes a good deal of material relating to the history of the welfare state, social insurance and poor relief; the changes that have affected it over the last years in particular; comparative analyses (with a largely favourable view of the Nordic model, and for good reason); and an /5(4). Get this from a library! The case for change: reinventing the welfare state. [William G Watson; John Richards; David M Brown; C.D. Howe Institute.]. The welfare state is generally regarded as a high point of enlightened government, whether seen as a collective reaction to the privations of the Second World War or, when party politics is the order of the day, the creation of a Labour government finally doing right by the people.4/5(9).