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Social Welfare and Health Care in World War II: Problems of Social Policy Richard Morris Titmuss

Social Welfare and Health Care in World War II: Problems of Social Policy

Richard Morris Titmuss

Published July 7th 2014
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This book, originally titled, Problems of Social Policy is a masterpiece and should be required reading for anyone studying Sociology, Social History or interested in a career in Social Work.Its lessons are as relevant today as when the book wasMoreThis book, originally titled, Problems of Social Policy is a masterpiece and should be required reading for anyone studying Sociology, Social History or interested in a career in Social Work.Its lessons are as relevant today as when the book was published 60 years ago.What happens when you evacuate the children of the Urban poor and billet them with the middle class gentry? How do you manage 10,000 people being made homeless every night?For a few years in the mid 20th century Britians rich and poor were forcibly brought together, to the share the same risks and the same disasters. The book is about the genesis of the NHS and modern Social Welfare.It is full of delicate personal touches and insights into how people managed and adapted to the most intolerable circumstancesA must read book for anyone interested in social work and how people cope with the stress of war