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Welfare's forgotten past : a socio-legal history of the poor law / Lorie Charlesworth.

Author/Creator:
Charlesworth, Lorie.
Publication:
Abingdon [England] ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
234 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Poor laws -- England -- History.
Public welfare -- Law and legislation -- England -- History.
England and Wales. Poor Relief Act (1601).
Contents:
Introduction : a history of forgetting
Rights of the poor : towards a negative modernity
Socio-legal juristic narratives : poor law's legal foundations
Deconstructing from the negative : a critical historiography of legal [mis]conceptions
Lived experience : the poor "speak"
Paupers as textual analysis : exploring the settlement entitlement through little dorrit
Lived experience : poor law administration
Developments and transformation over time : dichotomising the poor
The road to beveridge : eforming welfare
End thoughts : on the transience of legal memory.
Notes:
"A GlassHouse book."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0415477387 (hbk)
9780415477383 (hbk)
0203863674 (ebk)
9780203863671 (ebk)
OCLC:
277196029
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