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Author Horne, Janet R. (Janet Regina), author.

Title A social laboratory for modern France : the Musée social & the rise of the welfare state / Janet R. Horne
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2002


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 353 pages)
Series e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Contents pt. 1. Rhetorics of Reform -- 1. The Modern Sphinx: Debating the Social Question in Nineteenth Century France -- 2. Inventing a Social Museum -- pt. 2. Networking for Reform -- 3. A Genealogy of Republican Reform -- 4. A Laboratory for Social Reform -- pt. 3. Implementing Reform -- 5. Voluntary Associations and the Republican Ideal -- 6. The Modernity of Hygiene: Interventions in the City
Summary Documents the early days of the French welfare state through the Musée Social, an early think tank
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-341) and index
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Subject Musée social (Paris, France) -- History
Musée social (Paris, France)
Paris / Centre d'Etudes de Documentation d'Information et d'Action Sociales.
Welfare state -- History
Social problems -- France -- History
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Services.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Ideologies -- Communism, Post-Communism & Socialism.
Social policy.
Sociale wetenschappen.
Social problems.
Welfare state.
Sociale hervormingen.
France -- Social policy
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780822383246