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LSE festival Beveridge 2.0 preview: the five giants by Nicholas Timmins

Timmins, Nicholas (2018) LSE festival Beveridge 2.0 preview: the five giants by Nicholas Timmins. LSE Review of Books (17 Feb 2018). Website.

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On Monday 19 February, LSE Festival opened with ‘The Five Giants and the Ministers Who Made a Difference’. Chaired by LSE Director Minouche Shafik, Nicholas Timmins, author of The Five Giants: A Biography of the Welfare State, and Professor Sir Julian Le Grand debated the key UK politicians who really made a difference when it came to Beveridge’s ‘Five Giants’: listen to the podcast here. Ahead of the event, Nicholas Timmins gives insight into the reception and impact of Beveridge’s 1942 report, as well as its enduring significance in today’s global, 21st-century context.

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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D839 Post-war History, 1945 on
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2018 09:27
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 17:44

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