Full Employment in a Free Society. A Report.

BEVERIDGE William H. (1944.)

£75.00  [First Edition]

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First edition, first impression. 8vo. 429, [1] pp. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt (neat book label of Nancy Balfour to front free endpaper, spine slightly faded, a very good copy) London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd.

A sequel to the famous 1942 Beveridge Report by the British economist and Liberal politician William Beveridge, officially entitled Social Insurance and Allied Services, which formed the basis of the establishment of the welfare state in Britain. The work sets out how full employment can be achieved and is particularly significant as it sees Beveridge absorbing certain elements of Keynesian thought that he had previously rejected during the 1930s, although he still 'differed markedly from Keynes in its emphasis on the need for physical as well as fiscal controls over the economy and, in particular, on manpower planning' (New Palgrave).

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