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Commitment to Welfare


reviewed by Carol H. Meyer - 1969

coverTitle: Commitment to Welfare
Author(s): Richard M. Titmuss
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Professor Titmuss is probably the most universally accepted spokesman for an articulated social policy and the concept of the welfare state. He is a socialist, an economist, a scholar, a humanist; and to most people in his field of social welfare, he is the London School of Economics. His current book is a collection of 21 essays written for conferences and other occasions, and this may be its only fault. One finds it a little overwhelming, and finally annoying, to read that the particular meeting that made possible a particular speech is a highlight, a special opportunity to ... etc. It is difficult to remain on the peak of excitement as Professor Titmuss goes all over the world presenting his splendid ideas. A direct result of this persistent hiatus is a certain repetitiveness which he himself comments upon in the preface. The collected essays were never intended to be grouped... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 70 Number 8, 1969, p. 801-803
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1948, Date Accessed: 2/23/2020 11:16:38 AM

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