How far was the development of the british welfare state between 1945-50 the result of issues arising from the second world war
definition of welfare state, addressing the casual factors
comitment to reform by Attlees government
pre-conditions put in place by Churchill, pre-war.
Beveridge Report 1942
concepts of liberalism, socialism, utilitarianism, pragmatism
long term political
Need to look at unemployment, poverty, social security, housing and identify the issues arising from world war two-the importance of class, women and the gradual progress from liberal welfare reforms of 1908-13, and links to world war one.
public opinion polls
John Stevenson (social history)
media coverage-Times, Manchester Guardian, Daily Mirror (sketch)
David Kynaston Austerity Britain
Auther Marwick british society since 1945