Voluntary Action (Works of William H. Beveridge): A Report on Methods of Social Advance - The Works of William H. Beveridge (Hardback)Sir William Henry Beveridge (author)
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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.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 418
Weight: 590 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 28 mm
`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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