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Beatrice Webb: her quest for a fairer society [podcast]

Ward, Michael and Derbyshire, Jonathan and Piachaud, David and Timms, Stephen (2011) Beatrice Webb: her quest for a fairer society [podcast]. [Audio]

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Tackling poverty and inequality is at the heart of progressive politics. But what can history tell us about the struggle for a fairer society, and where does the work of Beatrice Webb, the co-founder of LSE and advocate of the welfare state, fit in? SPEAKERS: Michael Ward (a Smith Institute Research Fellow and chairman of the Centre for Local Economic Strategies): Jonathan Derbyshire (the culture editor of the New Statesman); Professor David Piachaud ()Professor of Social Policy at LSE; Stephen Timms (MP for East Ham and shadow minister for employment). Chair: Paul Hackett. RECORDED on 12 October 2011 at Old Theatre, Old Building.

Item Type: Audio
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CT Biography
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2018 14:59
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2018 14:59

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