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state of Britain

Walker, David

state of Britain

an introduction to a joint ESRC/RSA seminar series.

by Walker, David

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Published by Economic and Social Research Council in Swindon .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesThe state of Britain seminars
ContributionsEconomic and Social Research Council., Royal Society of Arts.
The Physical Object
Pagination18p. ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18184420M

This book presents an analysis of social welfare in Britain from until the present day. The book explores the changing relationship between voluntarism and the state throughout this period, unravelling the complex interactions of government, commerce, and individuals. It examines the provision of welfare and the attitudes and beliefs surrounding it, in all its many .


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