Welfare's forgotten past : a socio-legal history of the poor law / Lorie Charlesworth.

Author
Charlesworth, Lorie [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Abingdon [England] ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Description
234 p. ; 25 cm.

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Notes
"A GlassHouse book."
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
ISBN
  • 0415477387 (hbk)
  • 9780415477383 (hbk)
  • 0203863674 (ebk)
  • 9780203863671 (ebk)
LCCN
2009023687
OCLC
277196029
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