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State, Social Policy and Social Change in Germany, 1880-1994

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Contents: Eve Rosenhaft and W.R. Lee, State and Society in Modern Germany - Beamtenstaat, Klassenstaat, Wohlfahrtsstaat -- Andreas Kunz, The State as Employer in Germany, 1880-1918: From Paternalism to Public Policy -- Helen Boak, The State as an Employer of Women in the Weimar Republic -- Martin Forberg, Foreign Labour, the State and Trade Unions in Imperial Germany, 1890-1918 -- Paul Weindling, Eugenics and the Welfare State during the Weimar Republic -- Dietrich Milles, Industrial Hygiene: A State Obligation? Industrial Pathology as a Problem in German Social Policy -- Richard Bessel, State and Society in Germany in the Aftermath of the First World War -- Harold James, Municipal Finance in the Weimar Republic -- Jeremy Leaman, The Gemeinden as Agents of Fiscal and Social Policy in the Twentieth Century: Local Government and State-form Crises in Germany

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W. R. Lee Professor of Economic History,University of Liverpool Eve Rosenhaft Head of the School of Modern Languages, University of Liverpool Richard Bessel Helen Boak Andreas Kunz Jeremy Leaman Dietrich Milles Paul Weindling Prue Chamberlayne Open University Prue Chamberlayne Open University


About the previous edition '... this stimulating assortment of topical studies goes far beyond the institutional origins of the welfare state to probe its surprising continuity amidst a bewildering array of governments ... [with] an excellent introductory, theoretical and historical overview by the editors, these essays undoubtedly deserve and will receive a wide readership.' German Studies Review About the new edition "an excellent introduction to a field of historical inquiry that is presently undergoing something of a revival." H-German Book Reviews "Individual chapters are of a high quality and together form an important source for an understanding of the historical roots of modern German society and politics." German Politics 'this collection must be strongly recommended as an essential and handy tool for students of this period' The Historical Association

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