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The Solidarities of Strangers by Lynn Hollen Lees (2006)

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Combining individual stories with official actions, this study shows how clients as well as officials negotiated welfare settlements, and how cultural definitions of entitlement, rather than available resources, determined the amounts. Industrialization and growing wealth went along with restricted payments to the needy.While universal allowance and insurance systems expanded, as the economy faltered and world wars crippled budgets and drained resource with cycles of generosity and meanness affecting men and women unequally.
Background drawing of workhouse in shades of purple on cover , dark purple lettering , some pencil markings, signature on inside page.In very satisfactory condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Lynn Hollen Lees
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
23cm x 15cm x 2.5cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521030668
ISBN-13:
9780521030663
Number of pages:
373
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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Combining individual stories with official actions, this study shows how clients as well as officials negotiated welfare settlements, and how cultural definitions of entitlement, rather than available resources, determined the amounts. Industrialization and growing wealth went along with restricted payments to the needy.While universal allowance and insurance systems expanded, as the economy faltered and world wars crippled budgets and drained resource with cycles of generosity and meanness affecting men and women unequally.
Background drawing of workhouse in shades of purple on cover , dark purple lettering , some pencil markings, signature on inside page.In very satisfactory condition.

Author(s):
Lynn Hollen Lees
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
23cm x 15cm x 2.5cm
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521030668
ISBN-13:
9780521030663
Number of pages:
373
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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