11 History welfare policies fall 10 Bb.ppt

11 History welfare policies fall 10 Bb.ppt - A History of...

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Unformatted text preview: A History of Social Welfare Policies: What has been done about inequality between families? FMSC 381 October 4, 2010 English Poor Laws (1500-1830s) To minimize number of “shiftless vagrants” To maintain productive workforce for employment in changing economy English Poor Laws (1500-1830s) Basic Principles Social welfare is public responsibility Poor are labeled as worthy or unworthy Indoor and outdoor relief Principle of less eligibility Principle of wage supplementation Name Name Offence Offence Date Date Punishment Punishment Elliott, Benjamin Elliott, Benjamin Neglect of work Neglect of work 31 May 31 May 1842 1842 Dinner withheld, and but bread for supper. Dinner withheld, and but bread for supper. Rowe, Sarah Noisy and swearing Noisy and swearing 19 June 1842 Lock'd up for 24 hours on bread and water. Lock'd up for 24 hours on bread and water. Aplin, John Disorderly at Prayer-time Disorderly at Prayer-time 22 July 1842 Lock'd up for 24 hours on bread and water. Lock'd up for 24 hours on bread and water. Mintern, George Mintern, George Fighting in school Fighting in school 26 July 26 July 1842 1842 No cheese for one week. No cheese for one week. Greenham, Mary and Greenham, Mary and Payne, Priscella Payne, Priscella Quarreling and fighting Quarreling and fighting 14 Dec 14 Dec 1842 1842 No meat 1 week....
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2011 for the course FMSC 381 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at Maryland.

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11 History welfare policies fall 10 Bb.ppt - A History of...

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