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By Bernard Harris, Paul Bridgen

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ISBN-10: 0415365597

ISBN-13: 9780415365598

Overseas in viewpoint, the essays during this quantity are essentially curious about two facets of the combined economic climate of welfare--charity and mutual reduction. Emphasizing the shut dating among those parts and the usually blurred obstacles among every one of them and advertisement provision, contributors raise the most important questions about the connection among rights and duties in the combined economic climate of welfare and the binds which bind either the donors and recipients of charity and the participants of voluntary organisations. The quantity severely assesses the relationships among the statutory and voluntary sectors in quite a few nationwide settings, together with Britain, the us, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Canada, and Germany over the past 200 and fifty years, making the e-book as topical because it is important.

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David Bebbington, Evangelicalism in modern Britain: A history from the 1730s to the 1980s, London: Unwin Hyman, 1989, pp. 122–3. 56. Robin Dryburgh, “ ‘The mixed economy of welfare’:. Phil. thesis, 2004, pp. 291–2. , The poor and the city: The English poor law in its urban context, 1834–1914, Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1985, pp. 94–131, at p. 122. 57. See Harris, Origins of the British welfare state, pp. 65–8. 58. George Hicks, “A synopsis of reports of some of the Metropolitan charities,” Times, 11 February 1869, pp.

54 Similar arguments could be made about the large number of soup kitchens and similar activities provided by organisations such as the Salvation Army at the end of the nineteenth century. 55 Robin Dryburgh has recently examined the role played by charity in the relief of poverty in Bolton in the mid-nineteenth century. His account focuses on the town’s endowed and associated (or subscription) charities, and he concludes that these organisations played a very minor role in the relief of poverty over the period as a whole, even though they made a much larger contribution during periods of particular distress.

43 (1804), pp. 1–8. 25. Davison, Considerations on the poor laws, p. 121. 26. Townsend, Dissertation on the poor laws, p. 107. 27. Capel Lofft, “Relief of the poor,” Annals of Agriculture, vol. 24 (1795), pp. 559–62, at p. 561. 28. , The works of Jeremy Bentham, Edinburgh: William Tait, 1843, vol. 1, p. 315. 29. Townsend, Dissertation on the poor laws, p. viii. 30. See Harris, Origins of the British welfare state, p. 46. 31. See also the comments by Peter Searby in Peter Searby, “The relief of the poor in Coventry, 1830–63,” Historical Journal, 20 (1977), pp.

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