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Voluntary Action (Works of William H. Beveridge): A Report on Methods of Social Advance

Sir William Henry Beveridge

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Routledge
26 November 2014
Charities, voluntary services & philanthropy
It is the author's contention that an abundance of voluntary action outside the citizen's home, both individually and collectively, for bettering his own and his fellows' lives, are the distinguishing marks of a truly free society. This volume is a study of how such action can be kept alive in the face of the inevitable development of State action and suggests the new forms which co-operation between the State and voluntary Organizations may take, leaving a maximum of freedom and responsibility to the individual.

Voluntary Action is a text of unique value because Beveridge here develops his vision of how a large `voluntary action' sector could function as a type of buffer zone between the state and the market.
By:   Sir William Henry Beveridge
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 138mm,  Spine: 28mm
Weight:   590g
ISBN:   9781138828247
ISBN 10:   1138828246
Series:   The Works of William H. Beveridge
Pages:   418
Publication Date:   26 November 2014
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for Voluntary Action (Works of William H. Beveridge): A Report on Methods of Social Advance

'With his accustomed grasp of a wide subject, with notable lucidity, Beveridge sets out the needs that remain in the social security State...' Evening Standard


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