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The Beveridge vision

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This free course, The Beveridge vision, looks at the work of William Beveridge in reforming the field of social welfare after World War II. Particular attention is paid to the attitude towards women and immigrants to the United Kingdom.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of how social welfare policy started to evolve at a national level after World War II
  • locate information relevant to social welfare through reference to a range of sources
  • evaluate the reliability of information from different sources.

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