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ILRLE 4440

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

Surveys the history of social policy in Great Britain and the United States from 1800 to the adoption of the British welfare state after World War II. Topics include the role of poor relief in the early 19th century; the changing relationship between public relief and private charity; the adoption of social insurance programs and protective labor legislation for children and women; government intervention in the Great Depression; and the beginnings of the welfare state.

When Offered Fall or spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ILRLE 2400 or equivalent.

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Combined with: ECON 3340

  • 16673ILRLE 4440  LEC 001

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud