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The present state of the Poor-Law question

in letters to the Marquess of Salisbury

by Wetherell, Charles Rector of Byfield

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Published by John Murray in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poor laws

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Wetherell
    ContributionsSalisbury, James Brownlow William Gascoyne-Cecil, Marquess of, 1791-1868
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKD3310 .W53 1833
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 116, xxxi, 8 pages :
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26711687M
    OCLC/WorldCa22412736

    This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. 1st state poor law to respond to the Black death People able to work must accept work if offered through thisbecame a distinction between worthy and unworthy poor; beginning of social control in social welfare **able bodied poor must accept work if offered **pre-plague wages and food prices were reasonable.

    The Poor Law Amendment Act and Tackling Poverty The Poor Law of was the first to codify the idea of the state to provide for the welfare of its citizens. It distinguished between the 'deserving' and the 'undeserving' poor; relief was local and community controlled.1 The Poor Law Act Amendment Act was an amendment to the Act for the. Poor Law, in British history, body of laws undertaking to provide relief for the poor, developed in 16th-century England and maintained, with various changes, until after World War Elizabethan Poor Laws, as codified in –98, were administered through parish overseers, who provided relief for the aged, sick, and infant poor, as well as work for the able-bodied in .

      Poor Law Administration, its Chief Principles and their Results in England and Ireland as Compared It is a one-sided and narrow view of a legal provision of the nature of the one in question to regard it as a measure simply for the relief of indigence. chiefly bearing on the intermediate position occupied by the present Poor-law. The item The evolution of the British welfare state: a history of social policy since the Industrial Revolution, Derek Fraser represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Boston University Libraries.


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