The politics of pensions: a comparative analysis of Britain, Canada, and the United States, 1880-1940

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University of Wisconsin Press, Mar 15, 1993 - Business & Economics - 381 pages
In the last years of the nineteenth century and the first years of the twentieth, social reformers, labor leaders, and political elites across Europe, North American, and the Antipodes were actively debating the 'social question.' This term referred to a range of issues, all of which in some way touched on the question of how increasingly well-organized and politically mobilized industrial working classes were to be integrated into the polity.

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The Problem of Old Age and Modern Social Provision
Work and Family Arrangements
Starting Point for Modern Social Policy Debates

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Orloff is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin.