William Beveridge

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  • American Citizenship Definition

    national insurance contribution for unemployment and health benefits from work. Further reforms had been planned but were forcibly put on hold by the outbreak of WW1 and the tumultuous decades that followed. These earlier, much unheralded, welfare triumphs paved the way for the far reaching reforms implemented thirty years later with the publication of the Beveridge Report, (1942). The Beveridge report, or “The 1942 report on Social Insurance and Allied Services” to give it its formal title, was published while Britain was once again in the grips of another devastating world war. The conflict saw for the first time a Labour/Conservative coalition governing Britain, with a deep sense of social solidarity permeating all aspects of the national identity in response to the threat posed by Hitler’s campaign to expand the Third Reich. The report, chaired by William Beveridge, promised a reward for everyone in society for the sacrifices endured in the struggle to keep the German threat at bay and formed the basis for the reforms that saw the inauguration of the welfare state by Clement Atlee’s post WW2 Labour government. Beveridge identified the “Five Giant Evils” that were at the core of society. These were Squalor, Ignorance, Want, Idleness, Disease, with the aim of the report being the alleviation of every British citizen from these evils. To achieve this aim the 1945 Labour government implemented many radical changes to the pre-war system, these included These included the…

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  • Imperialism In The United States

    Frontier had represented the most important part of who they were as a country. They wanted succeeded in promoting nationalism, interdependence, and most importantly, democracy, while Americanizing different people. The U.S. melting pot was the result of what Turner describes as “in the crucible of the frontier the immigrants were Americanized, liberated, and fused into a mixed race.” (Turner, paragraph 3) As a young nation in the late 19th century, the US hadn’t lost a war and therefore, felt…

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  • Death Of A Salesman Willy A Good Father Analysis

    In Death of a Salesman by, Arthur Miller, Willy has a desire to be a good father to his son were his dad was not. Willy believes that if he can instill the correct values into Biff so he can be like himself or more successful. The problem Willy is confronted with is that he cares too much as if he is trying to emulate his life in Biffs. Compared to Willy Charley takes a position of hands off while still teaching Bernard to be a good student and by working hard because it will pay dividends later…

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  • William Carlos Williams And Modernism In Short Stories

    For example, these people exist in sports, businesses, and even poetry. The American poet, William Carlos Williams (1883-1963), was one of the four major American poets or in other words, one of the big guys. Williams always loved literature; however, he went to medical school in hopes of becoming a physician. Despite his schooling, Williams still enjoyed writing. With his love of writing and physician degree, he really had a huge effect with the style, this author used. He actually had a major…

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  • Icarus Poetry Analysis

    show a message or theme of their own works. In the works “Musee des Beaux Arts,” “Landscape With the Fall of Icarus,” and “To A Friend Whose Work has Come to Triumph,” the authors use the myth of Icarus and Daedalus as this backdrop. Auden, Williams, and Sexton use the myth of Icarus as comparisons in their poems, but for different reasons. The authors, Auden, Williams, and Sexton, allude to this myth in their poems to either show Icarus’ story in its insignificance or in its triumph. In W.H.…

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  • Marianne Moore Poem Analysis

    to her grandfather's house and stay there until his death. Which was on 1894. They just moved from one relative to another until the big move to carlisle, PA. Moore graduated from Bryn Mawr College with a BA degree in biology in 1909. Following graduation, Moore studied typing at Carlisle Commercial College. And from 1911 to 1915 she was employed as a school teacher at the Carlisle Indian school. (“Poets.org”). Moore had many careers throughout her life. Her mother and her moved to New york…

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  • Analysis Of Red Wheelbarrow By William Carlos Williams

    knowing what celebrities went through to get there. With that being said, what do you value most in life? Is it the little things that can be by the past or the important things? In life people tend to put so much value on the little things. For example, like William Carlos Williams hold his red wheelbarrow to so much standards. He feels as though so much depends upon it. When we focus on the little things, we tend to get side-tracked as William Carlos Williams shows in his “Red Wheel” poem and…

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  • William Carlos Williams The Wedge

    simple man was William Carlos Williams. He was born in America as a Puerto Rican-American who then with hard work and determination became a well-practiced doctor. He however is better known for his works of poetry that challenged the traditional way of writing poetry. In Williams’s book of poetry, The Wedge, is prefaced by an introduction that introduces his readers to his controversial ideas concerning poetry and what it should represent in today’s modern times. He wants his readers to break…

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  • An Analysis Of William Carlos Williams This Is Just To Say

    commentary. In terms of poetry, authors often switch between the two throughout their bodies of work. William Carlos Williams is an imagist poet whose personal poetic philosophy as expressed in various essays and interviews demonstrates a clear choice for using the poetic form to make social political commentary. In particular, Williams poem This is Just to Say is no exception to Williams’ method of using the poetic form for political…

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  • Italian Renaissance Master Raphael: The School Of Athens

    on the adjacent wall is entitled Parnassus. This mural displays the Greek God Apollo in his outdoor dwelling place. Apollo was the god of music and poetry, and he is triumphantly in the center of the composition playing an instrument while singing. While these frescoes show ideals that were important in the Antique and Renaissance eras, they also uphold the idea of the arts being so disjointed and classified separately. If a muralist were working today, they would probably want to show…

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