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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947.
Prevention of destitution.
London, New York [etc.] Longmans, Green and Co., 19l1
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Sidney Webb; Beatrice Webb
|Notes:||Each chapter followed by an appendix with notes and references.
"The subject of this book is destitution as it exists in the United Kingdom to-day."
|Description:||vi, 348 p. diagrs. 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Preface.- Destitution as a disease of society.- How to prevent the destitution that arises from sickness.- Destitution and eugenics.- How to prevent the destitution arising from child neglect.- Sweating and unemployment as causes of destitution.- How to prevent unemployment and under-employment.-(Insurance.- The enlarged sphere of voluntary agencies in the prevention of destitution.- The need for a common register and a registrar of public assistance.- The "moral factor."- Index.|
|Responsibility:||by Sidney and Beatrice Webb.|