Beatrice Webb


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Beatrice Webb

A British economist who lived from 1858 to 1943. She was a supporter of social reform in Britain, writing in favor of trade unions and against the poor conditions of homes in certain parts of London. In 1909, Webb recommended that Britain adopt a welfare state. She was an early theorist regarding co-ops and is credited with creating the term collective bargaining. She also co-founded the London School of Economics. See also: Beveridge Report.
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Unsurprisingly, Beatrice Webb took the Soviet government's claims about the Moscow Trials more or less at face value.
This wasn't the first time the two women's paths crossed, for they had many radical friends in common, including Beatrice Webb and Eleanor Marx.
A contemporary of Attlee's at Toynbee Hall, and fellow protege of Beatrice Webb, was the young William Beveridge, later the architect of the welfare state whose construction Attlee oversaw.
En el equipo de los encuestadores que realizaron el survey se encontraba tambien la prima de Charles Boot, Beatrice Webb (entonces Beatrice Potter) quien contribuyo posteriormente a crear la London School of Economics.
Nasar claims that no one has greater claim to the invention of the idea of the modern welfare state than Beatrice Webb (p.
Clark would have been a perfect counterpoint to Beatrice Webb, whom Nasar praises as the inventor of the welfare state in Britain.
Y, desde luego, en los diarios de Beatrice Webb encontre mucho de lo que era necesario para explicar la gestacion de una obra, las dudas, los avances, la dificil construccion de una explicacion cientifica.
2 The Microcosm of the Webbian Governance Theory: Beatrice Webb and the Consumers' Association
The romance continued at least to 1936, with Keynes's review of Soviet Communism by his friends Sidney and Beatrice Webb. None of those who argue for Keynes's liberalism has frankly confronted his quite unambiguous pronouncement (30) included in a brief radio talk delivered for the BBC in June 1936 in the Books and Authors series (1982b, 333-34).
As Chapter 2 reveals, Beatrice Webb had determined that she must pursue 'push and severity' in order to be effective as a social worker (p.
Its links with the UK were established as early as 1912 when the founder invited Sydney and Beatrice Webb - perhaps two of Britain's most influential early socialist thinkers - to advise the company on its social and economic policies.
Indeed, many of the entries are for British women writers (Jane Austen, George Eliot, Beatrice Webb, Virginia Woolf) and some of the literary genres they employed (biography and historical fiction).