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The Resource Major thinkers in welfare : contemporary issues in historical perspective, Vic George

Major thinkers in welfare : contemporary issues in historical perspective, Vic George

Label
Major thinkers in welfare : contemporary issues in historical perspective
Title
Major thinkers in welfare
Title remainder
contemporary issues in historical perspective
Statement of responsibility
Vic George
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This is the first book to examine the views of a number of theorists from ancient times to the 19th century on a range of welfare issues: wealth, poverty and inequality; slavery, gender issues, and the family; child rearing and education; crime and punishment; the role of government in society; the strengths and weaknesses of government provision vis a vis market provision." -- Publisher's information
Cataloging source
UKM
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George, Victor
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Public welfare
Label
Major thinkers in welfare : contemporary issues in historical perspective, Vic George
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-265) and index
Contents
Introduction -- 1. Classical Athens: Plato and Aristotle -- 2. The Graeco-Roman world: Epicurus, Zeno, Cicero, Seneca and Aurelius -- 3. Early Christianity: St Augustine, St Francis of Assisi and St Aquinas -- 4. The Renaissance: Desidarius Erasmus and Thomas More -- The Reformation: Martin Luther and Jean Calvin -- 5. Absolutism: Thomas Hobbes -- Liberalism: John Locke -- 6. Early feminism: Mary Astell, Sophia, and Mary Wollstonecraft -- 7. A welfare society: Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- 8. The market, laissez-faire and welfare: Adam Smith -- 9. Democracy and welfare: Thomas Paine -- 10. Classical Marxism and welfare: Karl Marx and Frederick Engels -- 11. Positive freedom and state welfare: T.H. Green
Control code
13281318
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 274 p.
Isbn
9781847427069
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)645696281
  • (OCoLC)ocn475456040
  • (OCoLC)475456040
  • (Nz)13281318
Label
Major thinkers in welfare : contemporary issues in historical perspective, Vic George
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-265) and index
Contents
Introduction -- 1. Classical Athens: Plato and Aristotle -- 2. The Graeco-Roman world: Epicurus, Zeno, Cicero, Seneca and Aurelius -- 3. Early Christianity: St Augustine, St Francis of Assisi and St Aquinas -- 4. The Renaissance: Desidarius Erasmus and Thomas More -- The Reformation: Martin Luther and Jean Calvin -- 5. Absolutism: Thomas Hobbes -- Liberalism: John Locke -- 6. Early feminism: Mary Astell, Sophia, and Mary Wollstonecraft -- 7. A welfare society: Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- 8. The market, laissez-faire and welfare: Adam Smith -- 9. Democracy and welfare: Thomas Paine -- 10. Classical Marxism and welfare: Karl Marx and Frederick Engels -- 11. Positive freedom and state welfare: T.H. Green
Control code
13281318
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 274 p.
Isbn
9781847427069
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)645696281
  • (OCoLC)ocn475456040
  • (OCoLC)475456040
  • (Nz)13281318

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