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Essays on the Welfare State

Richard M. Titmuss


The author of this book was a pioneer in the field of social administration (now social policy) and this reissued classic contains a selection of his most famous writing on social issues. It covers subjects ranging from the position of women in society, changes in family life, and the social effects of industrialisation, to the problems of an ageing population, pensions, social security and taxation policy, and the development of the national health service. This collection contains one of the author's most original contributions to the analysis of welfare policy — his reflections on ‘The soci ... More

Keywords: social administration, social policy, family life, ageing population, pensions, social security, taxation policy, national health service, welfare policy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781447349518
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447349518.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard M. Titmuss, author