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CLIP 3655

The Welfare State (pt 1/4)

The Welfare State (pt 1/4)
Key Info
  • The Welfare State (pt 1/4)
  • Duration: 00:53
  • Social, health, housing, education and employment conditions among the poor in post-war Britain just prior to the creation of the welfare state. This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
  • Credits: ITN Source/Reuters
  • Subject:



    Homes and Toys

  • Keywords: William Beveridge, Britain since 1930, social change, welfare state, subtitled
Ideas for use in class
  • Can be used for research into the changes that have taken place since 1930 on the lives of men, women and children from different sections of society, or as a stimulus piece for a discussion on the development of the Welfare State.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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