The Voluntary Sector: Comparative Perspectives in the UK

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In our eyes, its high position is partly because of the weakening of many other welfare states, including the erosion in our own nation's semi-welfare state. In countries such as Italy, Spain, or Greece, 40 percent of all women give birth to no children or to just one child. Similarly, three students admitted that they were uninterested in being involved with politics or macro practice. It partly reflected the intent of the British National Assistance Act (1948) and the type of welfare provisions available in other jurisdictions such as the United States.

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Publisher: Routledge (November 14, 2003)

ISBN: 0415309751

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