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Welfare's forgotten past

a socio-legal history of the poor law

Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Introduction : a history of forgetting
Rights of the poor : towards a negative modernity
Socio-legal juristic narratives : poor law's legal foundations
Deconstructing from the negative : a critical historiography of legal [mis]conceptions
Lived experience : the poor "speak"
Paupers as textual analysis : exploring the settlement entitlement through little dorrit
Lived experience : poor law administration
Developments and transformation over time : dichotomising the poor
The road to beveridge : eforming welfare
End thoughts : on the transience of legal memory.

Edition Notes

"A GlassHouse book."

Includes bibliographical references.


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Library of Congress
KD3299 .C48 2010

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234 p.
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