The Development of the British Welfare State

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Prentice Hall, 1996 - Great Britain - 284 pages
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A political and social history of the welfare state in Britain, this book charts its rise during the post-war years and its transformations since. It considers the reasons behind each phase in the welfare state's development both in general terms and in relation to specific policy areas. The Development of the British Welfare State is divided into three parts, allowing for use on both chronological and service-based courses: Part I provides a chronological overview of the development of the welfare state from its origins in the nineteenth century to the present day; Part II concentrates on the history of the five main welfare service sectors: health, education, personal social services, housing and social security. A key feature of this book is that it fully integrates an analysis of the changes in state welfare provision which have taken place in the last fifteen years; and Part III draws conclusions and considers the future of the welfare state.

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war welfare and the peoples will
20
The emergence and growth of the welfare state
50
The welfare state in crisis
89
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Michael Sullivan is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Chicago Sate University where he taught for 35 years before retiring a few years ago. Dr. Sullivan is a member of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America. He is a past President of the text and Academic Authors Association and represents that organization on the Authors Coalition of America. Mike has been writing textbooks for over 30 years. He currently has 15 books in print, including 3 with John Wiley & Sons. He has four children: Kathleen, who teaches college mathematics, Michael, who teaches college mathematics; Dan, who is a sales representative for a college textbook publishing company, and Colleen, who teaches middle-school mathematics. Eleven grandchildren round out the family.

Abe Mizrahi enjoyed an active career in mathematics before his untimely passing in 2001. He received his doctorate in mathematics from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1965, and was a Professor of Mathematics at Indiana University Northwest. Dr. Mizrahi was a member of the Mathematics Association of America, and wrote articles that explored topics in math education and the applications of mathematics to economics. Dr. Mizrahi served on many CUPM committees and was a panel member on the CUPM Committee on Applied Mathematics in the Undergraduate Curriculum. Dr. Mizrahi was the recipient of many NSF grants and served as a consultant to a number of businesses and federal agencies. Although the tenth edition no longer bears his name on the cover, his influence remains.

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