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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Rodney Lowe
      Pages 1-6
  3. Theoretical Perspectives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Rodney Lowe
      Pages 9-40
    3. Rodney Lowe
      Pages 41-63
  4. The Classic Welfare State, 1945–75

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 65-65
    2. Rodney Lowe
      Pages 67-103
    3. Rodney Lowe
      Pages 104-126
    4. Rodney Lowe
      Pages 127-166
    5. Rodney Lowe
      Pages 167-197
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      Pages 198-237
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      Pages 238-262
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      Pages 263-282
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      Pages 283-301
  5. The Welfare State since 1976

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 303-303
    2. Rodney Lowe
      Pages 305-342
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 343-406

About this book

Introduction

This is the second edition of a book which has quickly established itself as a standard work for students and the general reader alike. It incorporates recent political developments and the latest research. It thus provides the fullest available range of evidence on which to base informed judgements on the past record, and future prospects, of the welfare state in Britain.

Keywords

employment policy service social security

Authors and affiliations

  • Rodney Lowe
    • 1
  1. 1.University of BristolUK

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