Classic Welfare State

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1. Who argues that 'while the rich zip by on the escalator of growth, the poorest must try to clamber up the precarious rope 'ladder of opportunity''?

  • Mann
  • Daly
  • Neubeck
  • Titmuss
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2. In what year were the Poor Laws reviewed?

  • 1918
  • 1912
  • 1905
  • 1901

3. Which of the following is not a theory proposed for how the welfare state developed?

  • Legacy of WW2
  • Suffrage of Working Class citizens
  • Power resources model (Korpi - high historic power of the left causes WS to grow)
  • Path Dependency
  • Industrialisation (need for a healthy labour force - Valenski: no political activism in this theory)

4. In what year was the NHS founded?

  • 1952
  • 1946
  • 1948
  • 1945

5. In what year was a public spending White Paper published, declaring that excessive public expenditure and state ownership were the main reason for the UK's poor economic performance?

  • 1975
  • 1968
  • 1979
  • 1980

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