Revisiting The Welfare State
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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The impact of war on the Home Front the coalition government and the Welfare State
towards a Democratic Socialist Welfare State and society?
an era of consensus in social policy?
the Thatcher and Major years 19791997
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