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An intellectual history of British social policy : idealism versus non-idealism, John Offer

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An intellectual history of British social policy : idealism versus non-idealism
Title
An intellectual history of British social policy
Title remainder
idealism versus non-idealism
Statement of responsibility
John Offer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The history of social policy is emerging as an area of growing interest to both students and researchers. This topical book charts the period from the 1830s to the present day, providing a fresh analysis of the relationship between social theory and social policy in the UK
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1949-
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Offer, John
Dewey number
361.6/10941
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Great Britain
  • Public welfare
Label
An intellectual history of British social policy : idealism versus non-idealism, John Offer
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Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-213) and index
Contents
Cover; AN INTELLECTUAL HISTORY OF BRITISH SOCIAL POLICY -- Idealism versus non-idealism; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; ONE -- 'Virtue' and the poor law in Britain and Ireland in the 1830s; TWO -- Spencer and a liberal road to welfare: the eclipse of a vision; THREE -- Free agent or 'conscious automaton'? The individual in Spencer's social theory; FOUR -- The case of older people: social thought and divergent prescriptions for care; FIVE -- Social policy and idealist versus non-idealist thought: the fundamental schism
Control code
ocn651991646
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 224 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281159519
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)651991646
Label
An intellectual history of British social policy : idealism versus non-idealism, John Offer
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-213) and index
Contents
Cover; AN INTELLECTUAL HISTORY OF BRITISH SOCIAL POLICY -- Idealism versus non-idealism; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; ONE -- 'Virtue' and the poor law in Britain and Ireland in the 1830s; TWO -- Spencer and a liberal road to welfare: the eclipse of a vision; THREE -- Free agent or 'conscious automaton'? The individual in Spencer's social theory; FOUR -- The case of older people: social thought and divergent prescriptions for care; FIVE -- Social policy and idealist versus non-idealist thought: the fundamental schism
Control code
ocn651991646
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 224 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281159519
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)651991646

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