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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. David Gladstone
    Pages 1-8
  3. David Gladstone
    Pages 9-31
  4. David Gladstone
    Pages 32-51
  5. David Gladstone
    Pages 52-72
  6. David Gladstone
    Pages 73-91
  7. David Gladstone
    Pages 92-112
  8. David Gladstone
    Pages 113-132
  9. David Gladstone
    Pages 133-156
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 157-176

About this book

Introduction

The welfare state has been one of the most significant developments in twentieth-century Britain. Drawing on much recent research, The Twentieth-Century Welfare State narrates its principal changes and provides a thematic historical introduction to issues of finance and funding, providers and users and the role of the welfare state as a system of social stratification. Change and continuity are central themes, while the 'moving frontier' between the state and other suppliers in the mixed economy of twentieth-century welfare is also analysed.

Keywords

bibliography Britain continuity drawing economy gender Great Britain Inuit

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of BristolUK

About the authors

DAVID GLADSTONE is Director of Undergraduate Studies, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title The Twentieth-Century Welfare State
  • Authors David Gladstone
  • Series Title British History in Perspective
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-27525-0
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1999
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection Social Sciences (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-333-66920-4
  • Softcover ISBN 978-0-333-66921-1
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-349-27525-0
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages IX, 192
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Previously published under the imprint Palgrave
  • Topics History of Britain and Ireland
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