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By Bernard Harris, Paul Bridgen

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Foreign in point of view, the essays during this quantity are basically fascinated by two facets of the combined economic system of welfare--charity and mutual relief. Emphasizing the shut dating among those parts and the customarily blurred limitations among each one of them and advertisement provision, contributors raise an important questions about the connection among rights and obligations in the combined economic climate of welfare and the binds which bind either the donors and recipients of charity and the contributors of voluntary organisations. The quantity significantly assesses the relationships among the statutory and voluntary sectors in various nationwide settings, together with Britain, the USA, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Canada, and Germany over the last 200 and fifty years, making the booklet as topical because it is critical.

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74. Ruth Hutchinson Crocker, “The Victorian Poor Law in crisis and change: Southampton, 1870–1895,” Albion, 19 (1), Spring 1987, 19–44, at p. 23. 75. , p. 36. 76. Humphreys, Sin, organised charity and the poor law, p. 83. 77. Gregson, “Poor law and organised charity,” p. 103; Humphreys, Sin, organised charity and the poor law, p. 86. 78. Gregson, “Poor law and organised charity,” p. 118. 79. Humphreys, Sin, organised charity and the poor law, pp. 64–83. 80. , City, class and culture: Studies of cultural production and social policy in Victorian Manchester, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1985, pp.

43 (1804), pp. 1–8. 25. Davison, Considerations on the poor laws, p. 121. 26. Townsend, Dissertation on the poor laws, p. 107. 27. Capel Lofft, “Relief of the poor,” Annals of Agriculture, vol. 24 (1795), pp. 559–62, at p. 561. 28. , The works of Jeremy Bentham, Edinburgh: William Tait, 1843, vol. 1, p. 315. 29. Townsend, Dissertation on the poor laws, p. viii. 30. See Harris, Origins of the British welfare state, p. 46. 31. See also the comments by Peter Searby in Peter Searby, “The relief of the poor in Coventry, 1830–63,” Historical Journal, 20 (1977), pp.

Its lustre . . ”85 COS traditionalists also found themselves increasingly isolated by changes in public welfare provision. Ironically, one of the first examples of Charity and Poor Relief in England and Wales, Circa 1750–1914 35 this was triggered by legislation passed only a year after the Goschen Minute was issued and a year before the “Crusade against Outdoor Relief” was formally launched. When the Forster Education Act was passed in 1870, School Boards were given the power to make education compulsory for children between the ages of five and ten in the areas they served, but many parents were unable to afford the fees that the new schools charged.

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