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By Bernard Harris, Paul Bridgen

Overseas in standpoint, the essays during this quantity are basically excited about two facets of the combined economic system of welfare--charity and mutual relief. Emphasizing the shut courting among those parts and the usually blurred barriers among each one of them and advertisement provision, contributors raise an important questions on the connection among rights and duties in the combined economic system of welfare and the binds which bind either the donors and recipients of charity and the contributors of voluntary organisations. The quantity severely assesses the relationships among the statutory and voluntary sectors in a number of nationwide settings, together with Britain, the us, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Canada, and Germany over the last 200 and fifty years, making the ebook as topical because it is important.

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129–31. 13. Alcock, Observations, pp. 13–14. 14. Townsend, Dissertation on the poor laws, pp. 40–1. Charity and Poor Relief in England and Wales, Circa 1750–1914 39 15. Frederic Morton Eden, The state of the poor, London: J. Davis, 3 volumes, 1797, vol. 1, p. 467. 16. Davison, Considerations, p. 58. 17. Alcock, Observations, pp. 11–12. 18. Eden, State of the poor, vol. 1, p. 458. 19. Alcock, Observations, p. 11. 20. Eden, State of the poor, p. 467. 21. Davison, Considerations on the poor laws, p.

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. 345–61, at p. 346. 32. William Apfel and Peter Dunkley, “English rural society and the New Poor Law: Bedfordshire, 1834–47,” Social History, 10 (1985), 37–68, at p. 43. “Somerset House” was the physical location of the headquarters of the Poor Law Commission. 33. R. N. Thompson, “The working of the Poor Law Amendment Act in Cumbria, 1836–71,” Northern History, 15 (1979), 117–37, at p.

4. Jane Lewis, “The boundary between voluntary and statutory social services in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries,” Historical Journal, 39 (1996), 155–77. 5. Paul Slack, The English poor law, 1531–1782, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995, pp. 42–3; see also Joanna Innes, “The ‘mixed economy of welfare’ in early-modern England: Assessments of the options from Hale to Malthus (c. , Charity, self-interest and welfare in the English past, London: UCL Press, 1996, 139–80, at pp.

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