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Disability and the Welfare State in Britain: Changes in Perception and Policy 1948-1979

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From its very start at the end of World War II, the British welfare state—despite its grand promises—excluded millions of disabled people. Disability and the Welfare State in Britain traces attempts over the subsequent three decades to reverse this exclusion. The first book to set disability in the context of the history of the welfare state, it shows how policy and percep ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published August 15th 2016 by Policy Press (first published October 15th 2015)
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