A study of the work of Seebohm Rowntree, 1871-1954
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A study of the work of Seebohm Rowntree, 1871-1954 social thought and social action by Asa Briggs

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Published by Longmans in London .
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Subjects:

  • Rowntree, Benjamin Seebohm, -- 1871-1954

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Other titlesSocial thought and social action.
Statementby Asa Briggs.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 371p. :
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22816785M

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The results of this study were published in in his book Poverty, A Study of Town Life. Social Thought and Social Action, a Study of the Work of Seebohm Rowntree , First Edition, x, pp octavo, a very good copy in original cloth, London, Longmans, A century ago, Seebohm Rowntree, inspired by the work of Charles Booth and of his own father, Joseph Rowntree, embarked on a lengthy investigation of poverty in York. He and his team talked to poor and working class people in the city to find out what they spent their money on, and the extent to which they could afford what he defined as the minimum necessities (which did not, as far as he was. Buy Social Thought and Social Action. A study of the work of Seebohm Rowntree, With plates, including portraits by Asa Briggs, Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Asa Briggs, Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree. Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree () ‘New occasions teach new duties; time makes ancient good uncouth.’ Joseph Rowntree’s ground-breaking work Poverty a Study of Town Life () became a Winston Churchill said in that Poverty was a book that had fairly made his hair stand on end. ‘Although the British Empire is so large.

Social thought and social action;: A study of the work of Seebohm Rowntree, [Briggs, Asa] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Social thought and social action;: A study of the work of Seebohm Rowntree, Author: Asa Briggs. Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree (–) Poverty, A Study in Town Life, by Seebohm Rowntree (). The author of this work, a manufacturer of the city of York, England, here records the results of an exhaustive inquiry into the social and economic condition of the wage-earning class in York. Seebohm Rowntree is most famous for making a study of poverty in York. He published his findings in They influenced many people to change their ideas about why people were poor and what should be done to help them, including the Liberal government of Additional Physical Format: Online version: Briggs, Asa, Study of the work of Seebohm Rowntree, [London] Longmans [] (OCoLC)