The Evolution of the British Welfare State: A History of Social Policy since the Industrial Revolution
Remaining one of the most widely used and highly regarded introductions to the history of British social policy and social ideas, this text is an ideal starting point for anyone interested in how and why Britain created the first Welfare State.
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Derek Fraser's book has established itself as a classic text on the history of social policy and social ideas in Britain since the Industrial Revolution. This fifth edition features a revised Introduction, incorporates the latest research and extends the coverage of the final chapter, bringing the story right up to the present day.
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Derek Fraser is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Teesside, UK, where he was formerly Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive. He was also previously Professor of British History at UCLA, USA.