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  1. Edwin Chadwick: Nineteenth-Century Social Reform

    Edited by David Gladstone

    Series: Pioneers in Social Welfare

    Edwin Chadwick (1800-1890) is most famous for his contributions to the public health movement of the nineteenth century where his 1842 Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population highlighted the unsanitary conditions that prevailed in the industrial towns and cities of Victorian...

    Published October 1st 1997 by Routledge

  2. The Philosophy of the State and the Practice of Welfare

    The Writings of Bernard and Helen Bosanquet

    Series: Pioneers in Social Welfare

    Unemployment, poverty and the role of the state were themes which structured the discourse of social theory and the developing social legislation in Britain at the end of the Victorian period and the early twentieth century. This collection examines the neglected contribution of Bernhard and Helen...

    Published September 4th 1996 by Routledge

  3. Thomas Chalmers (1780-1847)

    Works on Economics and Social Welfare

    Series: Pioneers in Social Welfare

    Rev Dr Thomas Chalmers (1780-1847), eminent churchman and political economist, was a keen social reformer and played an instrumental role in the voluntary principle in Scottish poor relief during the changes associated with industrialization and urbanization of the early nineteenth century.Chalmers...

    Published November 8th 1995 by Routledge

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