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Welfare and social policy in Britain since 1870 [electronic resource] : essays in honour of Jose Harris / edited by Lawrence Goldman.

Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource
Subjects:
Public welfare -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social policy.
Contents:
Cover; Welfare and Social Policy in Britain since 1870: Essays in Honour of Jose Harris; Copyright; Foreword; Contents; List of Contributors; Introduction: Genres of Welfare History; PART I: IDEALISM AND ITS LEGACY; 1: 'The Organized Selfishness of Empire': Welfare Philosophies, Human Rights, and Empire in Britain, 1870-1920; 2: The Civic Moment in British Social Thought: Civil Society and the Ethics of Citizenship, c.1880-1914; CITIZENSHIP AND CIVIL SOCIETY; 'GOOD CITIZENSHIP'; CITIZENSHIP AND THE 'LITTLE PLATOONS'; CONCLUSION; 3: Founding the Welfare State: Beveridge, Tawney, and Temple
4: Private Benefit, Public Finance?: Student Funding in Late Twentieth-Century BritainPART II: PLANNING; 5: Planning in Modern Britain: Its History and Dimensions; 6: 'Socialist Realism': The Short Life of Left-Wing Economic Revisionism in the 1920s; REVISIONISM OF THE LEFT; PROTO-KEYNESIAN DEMAND MANAGEMENT: 'SOCIALIST CREDIT POLICY'; THE MIXED ECONOMY: 'WHAT REALLY MATTERS IS NOT OWNERSHIP, BUT CONTROL'; THE PUBLIC CORPORATION: 'ADMINISTRATION IS AN EXPERT'S BUSINESS'; ECONOMIC PLANNING: 'THE CONQUEST OF POWER'; THE POLITICS OF LEFT REVISIONISM: 'PRACTICAL OPPORTUNISM'; CONCLUSION
7: The Reluctant Planner: T. H. Marshall and Political Thought in British Social PolicyFELLOWSHIP; BETWEEN 'UTOPIA' AND A 'MIDDLE COURSE'; RETURNING TO A 'PATTERNED' SOCIETY; CONCLUSIONS; PART III: CONTESTING WELFARE; 8: Richard Titmuss versus the IEA: The Transition from Idealism to Neo-Liberalism in British Social Policy; UNIVERSALISM AND SELECTIVISM; CHOICE AND WELFARE; SELF-INTEREST AND ALTRUISM; 9: Conservative Thinkers and the Post-War State, 1945-79; MICHAEL OAKESHOTT AND POST-WAR CONSERVATISM; CONSERVATIVE THINKERS' REACTIONS IN THE 1960S AND 1970S TO THE GROWTH OF THE STATE
REACTIONS TO THE PERMISSIVE SOCIETY AND THE WELFARE STATEREACTIONS TO CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGES; CONCLUSION; 10: You Got an Ology?: The Backlash against Sociology in Britain, c.1945-90; INTRODUCTION: SOCIOLOGY ARRIVES; THE BACKLASH BEGINS; STUDENT PROTESTS AND THE RADICALIZATION OF SOCIOLOGY; MARGARET THATCHER AND THE SOCIOLOGISTS; ANGLICANISM, SOCIOLOGY, AND FAITH IN THE CITY; CONCLUSION; PART IV: BEYOND THE WELFARE STATE; 11: Reshaping the Welfare State?: Voluntary Action and Community in London, 1960-75; BEYOND BEVERIDGE; TWILIGHT ZONES; POLICY; THE RISE OF COMMUNITY ACTION; CONCLUSION
12: A New Governance: Hierarchies, Markets, and Networks, c.1979-2010A GENEALOGY OF GOVERNANCE; PUBLIC SERVANTS-THEORY AND PRACTICE; The Permanent Secretary; The Local Manager; The Street-Level Bureaucrat; Citizens and Customers; CONCLUSION; Index
Notes:
Electronic reproduction. Oxford Available via World Wide Web.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed January 31, 2019)
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Harris, José, honoree.
Goldman, Lawrence, 1957- editor.
UPSO (University Press Scholarship Online)
ISBN:
9780191871399
0191871397
9780192569448
0192569449
9780198833048
0198833040
Publisher Number:
40029024615
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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