Charity, Self-Interest And Welfare In Britain: 1500 To The by Martin Daunton

By Martin Daunton

First released in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa corporation.

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Eden, The state of the poor, vol. 3 (London, 1797), pp. 693–6. 49. Sokoll, “The household position of elderly widows in poverty. Wall (eds) (London, 1994), pp. Sokoll, “The pauper Charity, self-interest and welfare 37 household. Small and simple? The evidence from listings of inhabitants and pauper lists of early modern England reassessed”, Ethnologia Europaea 17, 1987, pp. 25–42. 50. William Otter, “Memoir of Robert Malthus” (published with posthumous 2nd edn of Malthus’s Principles of political economy (London, 1816), pp.

40. ”, in Life, death and the elderly, Pelling & Smith (eds), pp. 194–221. Hunt, “Paupers and pensioners. Past and present”, Ageing and Society 9, 1989, pp. 407–30. 41. Arber (eds) (Basingstoke, 1992), pp. 79–83. 42. Quadagno, Aging in early industrial society. Work, family and social policy in nineteenth-century England (New York, 1982). 43. The following discussion is a greatly abbreviated version of a fuller report of this research in “Ageing and well-being in early modern England: pension trends and gender preferences under the English old poor law c.

Some may well have possessed the resource but regarded it as improper to assist in this way. It is hard, I would hesitantly suggest, to find compelling evidence that people assumed automatic responsibility for their relatives—including parents—who were old, sick and in various ways unable to support themselves. Medieval arrangements between agricultural tenants reveal the conditional nature of much of the support provided by children for parents. A theme of mutual advantage rather than duty is consistent with the notion that support is part of a two-way relationship between adults rather than a form of unidirectional assistance.

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