Revisiting The Welfare State

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McGraw-Hill International, Sep 1, 2007 - Social Science - 162 pages
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In Revisiting the Welfare State, Robert Page provides a persuasive, fresh and challenging account of the British welfare state since 1940. His text re-examines some of the most commonly held assumptions about the post-war welfare state and reignites the debate about its role and purpose.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Further Rrading
5
The impact of war on the Home Front the coalition government and the Welfare State
6
towards a Democratic Socialist Welfare State and society?
27
an era of consensus in social policy?
47
the Thatcher and Major years 19791997
72
Revisiting New Labour and the Welfare State
101
Bibliography
125
Index
141
Back cover
163
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About the author (2007)

Robert M. Page is currently Reader in Democratic Socialism and Social Policy at the University of Birmingham, UK.

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