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The Evolution of the British Welfare State: A History of Social Policy since the Industrial Revolution

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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ISBN 9781137605887
Barcode 9781137605887
Published 31 January 2018 by Macmillan Education
Format Paperback, 5th ed. 2017
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Author(s) By Fraser, Derek
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ISBN-13 9781137605887
ISBN-10 113760588X
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Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Macmillan Education
Imprint Red Globe Press
Publication Date 31 January 2018
International Publication Date 30 August 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, 5th ed. 2017
Edition 5th ed. 2017th
Author(s) By Fraser, Derek
Category World History: C 1750 To C 1900
British & Irish History
Social & Cultural History
Social Welfare & Social Services
Central Government Policies
Number of Pages 429
Dimensions Width: 155mm
Height: 235mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Welfare state - History - Great Britain, Public welfare - History - Great Britain, Great Britain - Social policy
NBS Text History: Specific Subjects
ONIX Text Adult education
Dewey Code 361.650941
Catalogue Code 876726

Description of this Book

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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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

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.

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