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Reforming social care: options for funding By Anita Charlesworth & Ruth Thorlby
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The Government is expected to publish a White Paper on the future of social care in 2012. The White Paper will set out the Government’s response to the recommendations from the Law Commission... More > on reform of adult social care legislation and the Dilnot Commission review of funding for adult social care. This Nuffield Trust policy response examines the current level of funding of social care and the Dilnot Commission’s recommendations and suggests ways of funding a fairer, more sustainable system of social care. A digital copy is available to download free of charge from www.nuffieldtrust.org.uk/social-care .< Less
Zhuangzi, mystic, moralist, and social reformer By Herbert Allen Giles
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Herbert A. Giles who has contributed more than 60 books and articles to the field of Sinology is here providing us a complete translation of Zhuangzi. This translation is of great interest to those... More > seeking to understand this fundamental work as we have few translations of the text and cross-comparative studies of the translations aid in gaining insight of what the original Chinese meanings might be. Such approach is beneficial as the original text, like many classics, presupposes knowledge in various fields to grasp subtle allusions, metaphors or puns. Further, many of the common names are themselves plays with words that requires difficult choices in translations. This work may be read in parallel with F. H. Balfour’s Zhuangzi, The divine classic of Nan hua, another important translation of the 19th century. ISBN-13: 978-1-944175-53-5< Less
Alphadelphia Association: An Exercise In Social Reform By Grace Wright
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Throughout history people have formed groups in order to establish the perfect society. This is the story of the formation of a Utopian society in the State of Michigan in 1844. Information was... More > gathered from the Archival records of the Association.< Less
Alphadelphia Association: An Exercise in Social Reform By Grace Wright
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Throughout history people have formed groups in order to establish the perfect society. This is the story of the formation of a Utopian society in the State of Michigan in 1844. Information was... More > gathered from the Archival records of the Association.< Less
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 7: Georges Danton By Teacher Forum
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Georges Danton had his moderating influence on the Jacobins. He was accused of venality and leniency to the enemies of the French Revolution, and consequently he was guillotined by the advocates of... More > revolutionary terror. For all that, Danton’s role in the making of the first French Republic is memorable and he has made his highly emphatic place in the French history. Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 7: Georges Danton Copyright Introduction Early Years and French Revolution Danton’s Rise Eventual Fall of the Girondists Dalton Speeches at the National Convention The Reign of Terror Controversies and Accusations Danton’s Arrest, Trial, and Execution Some Character Disputes Fictionalized Accounts< Less
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 6: Jane Addams By Teacher Forum
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She raised her voice to try to get voting rights for women, for she believed that if women had their much important role in cleaning up their communities and making their communities better places to... More > live, right to vote must be granted to them. Without their voting rights, women were just puppets controlled by the males of the society. The middle-class American women, who were willing to raise the standard of living and uplift their communities, looked at Jane Addams as their role model. Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 6: Jane Addams Copyright Introduction Childhood and Early Life Later Years and Experiences Ethical Principles Views on Social Illnesses and Prostitution Hull House and Feminine Ideals Jane Addams and Teaching Personal Relationships and Religion Political Activities Views on Pacifism and Prohibition Legacy and Honors< Less
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 5: Nelson Mandela By Teacher Forum
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Throughout his political career he concentrated on demolishing the legacy of apartheid. He worked hard to eradicate institutionalized racism, inequality, and poverty. He endeavored hard to bring... More > about racial reconciliation. He was a staunch African nationalist and democratic socialist. Between 1991 and 1997, he was the President of the African National Congress. Between 1998 and 1999, this great leader was the Secretary General of the Non-Aligned Movement. He was the first elected black President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 5: Nelson Mandela Copyright Introduction Family Background and Early Life Years in Johannesburg Mandela’s Revolutionary Activities Mandela’s African Tour Capture and Imprisonment A New Era: End of Apartheid General Election in South Africa: 1994 Nelson Mandela as the President of South Africa Retirement from Active Politics Mandela’s Personal Life and Political Ideology Influence, Legacy, and Honors< Less
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 3: Lech Wałęsa By Teacher Forum
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Lech Walesa, a charismatic leader from Poland, was born in Popowo, Poland, on 29th of September, 1943. This great leader is a powerful politician, trade-union organizer, human rights activist, and a... More > great philanthropist. He is the co-founder of ‘Solidarity’ which was the Soviet bloc’s first trade union. Lech Walesa was the President of Poland from 1990 to 1995. He was also awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983. The people in Poland respect him. Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 3: Lech Wałęsa Copyright Introduction Early Years and Personal Life Lech Walesa and Solidarity Movement Lech Walesa as the President of Poland In His Later Years Controversy and Allegations Lech Walesa’s Views on Religion Awards and Honors Given to Lech Walesa Books and in Popular Culture< Less
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 2: Emma Goldman By Teacher Forum
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It is generally reported that Goldman got attracted to anarchism after the Haymarket affair. She studied the anarchist philosophy and began to write on the subject. In the following years, she became... More > a popular lecturer on anarchist philosophy, social issues, and women’s rights. It is said that she attracted people in huge numbers to her programmes where she delivered her highly emphatic speeches. In 1885, she left her country and emigrated to the United States. She began to live in New York City. Only after four years, in 1889, she joined the flourishing anarchist movement.< Less
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 4: Mikhail Bakunin By Teacher Forum
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Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin, a famous Russian revolutionary anarchist, was born on 30th of May 1814 in Tver Governorate, northwest of Moscow. With the passage of time, he got more interested in... More > the philosophy of Fichte. After that he started reading the works of Hegel. At that time, Hegel was considered to be one of the most influential German intellectuals and thinkers. Bakunin embraced Hegelianism. He was highly inspired and encouraged by Hegel’s famous maxim, “Everything that exists is rational.” Having prepared himself for further studies, Bakunin left for St. Petersburg and Berlin. He wanted to prepare himself for a professorship in philosophy or history at the University of Moscow.< Less