• The Welfare State
    HISTORY OF THE WELFARE STATE: The role and significance of the Beveridge Report in establishing the Welfare State in Britain. The purpose of this essay is to look at the long history of the Welfare State in Britain and the evolving social, economic and political changes in society today, as well...
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  • Freedoms Under the Law
    came from The Beveridge Report 1942, which was later included in the Human Rights Act, Article 2 of the First Protocol. William Beveridge was a Liberal Politician. (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/mwh/britain/welfarestaterev1.shtml) William Beveridge published a report in 1942...
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  • Social Policy
    announced the introduction of the Welfare State as outlined in the Beveridge Report. This included the establishment of a National Health Service in 1948, with free medical treatment for all. A national system of benefits was also introduced to provide social security, so that the population would...
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  • Did Anyone Listen to What Mr Beveridge Say About Britain?
    the war had left Britain devastated both socially and financially. It will explain who actually listened to Beveridge and his five giant evils: want disease, idleness, ignorance and squalor, and how his report becomes the basic groundwork for the welfare state in modern Britain providing ground...
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  • Beveridge Report
    . Looking at each of the five Giants individually I will explain if a how they were defeated. Britain’s provision of welfare underwent a massive overhaul in the middle of the second World War .William Beveridge played a key role in these changes by writing a report which revised the social security...
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  • Social Policy
    government introduced the Welfare State in 1948; its main area to start improving was with the social security, health, housing, education, and welfare of children (Social Health Association, 2009). The Beveridge Report (Full Employment in a Free Society), of 1944 was Sir William Beveridge’s...
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  • Govenment
    growth and well being through the promotion of social responsibility and the mutuality of social risk. This rationality was articulated in a number of different ways.The Beveridge Report was framed in Political power beyond the State 289 British Journal of Sociology © London School of Economics and...
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  • The Students Companion 105-114
    distinct ideological positions have been developed, many of which still influence policy debates today. These different ideological positions raise important questions for the historian about the changing role of the state in welfare and the factors which can explain the greater...
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  • Analyse the Impact of a Range of Current Policies on Young Children and Their Families
    effect, excluded from ordinary living patterns, customs and activities’ (Townsend 1979, as cited in Lowe 2005). Using this new definition of poverty, Townsend argued that the Beveridge Report and the creation of a welfare state in Britain did not work as was intended. His research showed that there...
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  • Local State and Poverty
    part of the post war reforms the government approached Sir William Beveridge to look into the Social Insurance and Allied Services The Beveridge report published in1942 was introduced to form post war legislation and set out principles based on three acts of acceptance and form the Welfare State...
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  • Welfare Repot
    welfare state in 1945, William Beveridge, was a key figure behind the Liberal reforms of 1908-1914. His report on ‘Social Insurance and Allied services’ was published in December 1942 and it created much public interest at the time. It was this report that had such a large influence on labour’s...
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  • Health and Social Policy
    made and Beveridge was able to come up with his report in 1942. Beveridge’s report contained the idea of conquering Want and also ‘a design for much of the post war welfare policy system’. It was commissioned as an assessment of social insurance system that had developed gradually in Britain..Some of...
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  • History of Social Work
    element to address these challenges. Equally important were education, health care, and housing and employment services. Each of these is currently a sector where social workers are active. Beveridge argued for a central role of the state in guaranteeing the necessary resources for the welfare state, as...
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  • 5 Developments in Wefare State
    employment. The Beveridge Report aimed to provide a comprehensive system of social insurance 'from cradle to grave'. (www2.rgu.ac.uk) This was a major milestone in the British Welfare State, as the system of National Insurance is still with us today! http://www2.rgu.ac.uk/publicpolicy/introduction...
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  • Describe the Influence of the Feminist Movement on the Status of Women in Society from 18th Century to Post-War Britain.
    Describe the Influence of the Feminist Movement on the Status of Women in Society From 18th Century to Post-War Britain. Feminist social movements demanded radical change and an end to the oppression of women in society. From the 18th century through to post-war period the role of women in...
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  • health and social
    – want, squalor, ignorance, disease and idleness, suggesting the ways that this might be achieved by a government. The Five Giants (b) All three parties in 1945 favoured extensive welfare provision but it fell to Labour to introduce the modern Welfare State. The Beveridge Report of 1942 wrote of...
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  • Higher history useful historiography
    . Morrison A. J. P. Taylor “The state provided a meagre pension for the needy over 70.” Martin Pugh “The social reforms were in no sense a welfare state ... they were not intended as a uniform system of welfare provision. Rather, they involved targeting certain discrete parts of the problem of...
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  • The British Economic Miracle
    welfare benefits on Scandinavian lines, to make good the original promises of the Beveridge report, or there needed to be a retreat from universalism to a residual welfare state. The first required a substantial increase in general taxation to fund the welfare state. The latter required an increasing...
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  • How Far Did the Post 1945 Welfare State Eliminate Beveridge’s ‘Five Giants’?
    Politics During the Second World War (Manchester University Press, 1995) Jenkinson, A.J, Education in 1949, Report of the Ministry of Education (London 1950) Lowe, Rodney, The Welfare State in Britain Since 1945 (Macmillan 1993) Savage, Graham, Technical Schools – Absorption or Independence. The...
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  • unit 12
    was taken over by "local executive councils" in 1948. The National Insurance Act 1948 and National Assistance Act 1948 established the modern welfare state that persists today. (Politics.co.uk 2004-2013) The Beveridge Report, 1942 Following the Second World War, there was a strong feeling that the...
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