In the name of liberalism : illiberal social policy in the USA and Britain

This study considers examples of social policy in Britain and the US that conflict with liberal democratic ideals. It looks at the eugenic arguments in the 1920/30s, the use of work camps in the 1930s and work-for-welfare programmes since the 1980s

Main Author: King, Desmond S.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 1999, 1999
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Summary:This study considers examples of social policy in Britain and the US that conflict with liberal democratic ideals. It looks at the eugenic arguments in the 1920/30s, the use of work camps in the 1930s and work-for-welfare programmes since the 1980s
Physical Description:xiii, 340 p.
ISBN:9780191599668
0191599662