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Social Policy Review 21 – Analysis and debate in social policy, 2009 - Policy Press Scholarship Online
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Social Policy Review 21: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2009

Kirstein Rummery, Ian Greener, and Chris Holden


This series provides all those interested in welfare issues with critical analyses of progress and change in areas of major interest during the past year. This year the book takes the opportunity of the 60th anniversary of the key legislation founding the welfare state in the UK to provide a comprehensive overview of policy developments in the UK and internationally. The first part brings together a selection of writings which have been commissioned to examine historical and contemporary developments in policy tackling Beveridge's five evils of want, idleness, disease, squalor and ignorance, l ... More

Keywords: social policy, welfare issues, ignorance, welfare state, policy developments, Beveridge, children's welfare services, idleness, disease, squalor

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9781847423733
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847423733.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kirstein Rummery, editor

Ian Greener, editor

Chris Holden, editor

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Part One Tackling Beveridge’s ‘five evils’, 60 years on

Part Two Contemporary childcare policy

Part Three Rescaling social policy

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