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