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Disability and the welfare state in Britain : changes in perception and policy 1948-79

Author: Jameel Hampton
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2017.
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The British Welfare State initially seemed to promise welfare for all, but excluded millions of disabled people. This book examines attempts in the subsequent three decades to reverse this exclusion. It also provides the first major analysis of the Disablement Income Group and the Thalidomide campaign.--Résumé de l'éditeur.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jameel Hampton
ISBN: 9781447316442 1447316444
OCLC Number: 1015242235
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 2 février 2017).
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Contents: Foreword by Nicholas Timmins;Introduction;The Old Regime: Provision before the Welfare State;Promotional Welfare, 1948-63;The Emergence of the General Classes, 1964-9;Cinderella of the Welfare State: Legislation for the General Classes, 1970-2;The Final Days: Disability at the End of the Welfare State, 1973-9;The Last Waltz: Epilogue;Summary and Conclusions, 1948-79.
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