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The decline of social welfare
 — falling state support for the elderly since early Victorian times
Author(s)David Thomson
Journal titleAgeing and Society, vol 4, part 4, December 1984
Pagespp 451-482
KeywordsPensions ; Services ; Social characteristics [elderly] ; Economics ; Histories.
AnnotationAll pensions in the present century have fallen short of the mid-nineteenth century Poor Law allowances.
Accession NumberCPA-930524144 A
ClassmarkJJ: I: F: W: 6A

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