The Leading eBooks Store Online 4,166,437 members ⚫ 1,355,809 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

Paternalism and Politics

The Revival of Paternalism in early Nineteenth-Century Britain

Paternalism and Politics by Kim Lawes
Buy this eBook
US$ 205.00
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)
This book is about continuity and change in early nineteenth-century Britain. Against the background of an emerging industrial state, the popularization of liberal laissez-faire principles and the rise of a class-based society, it examines the revival of traditional paternal ideals and considers their influence upon the development of social policy. The poor laws, social distress, child labour and factory reform provide a focus for the analysis. The implications of the revival for the emergence of the collective or welfare state is an important theme.
Palgrave Macmillan; August 2000
241 pages; ISBN 9781403919618
Read online, or download in secure PDF format
Title: Paternalism and Politics
Author: Kim Lawes