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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
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
Dickens on Reform By Brian Wright
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AP thesis paper on Charles Dickens,and how Dickens advocated for many moralistic issues such as judicial reform, sanitary reform, poor law reform, and social class reform. Examines the political... More > undertones in his works of Bleak House, Oliver Twist, and Hard Times.< Less
Reformation and Renewal By Ruth McHaffie
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Life and Progression of Thought in the Christadelphian Community from its beginning up to 2000. Ruth McHaffie describes family and religious life as she and her husband George bring up their four... More > children and take an active part in the Christadelphian Community. She comments on changing social and religious attitudes and gives a detailed theological explanation and critique of some issues discussed from the 1800s into the latter half of the 20th Century.< 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 1: Mahatma Gandhi By Teacher Forum
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He is also called “Mahatma”, an honorific title, which means sage, high-souled, or venerable. This title was applied to him first in 1914 in South Africa. Now he is known by this name all... More > over the world. “Bapu” is the Gujarati endearment for ‘father.’ There is no other person in the history of India who has been so highly esteemed, rather worshiped in real sense of term. Not only India, but also several other leaders in the colonized countries, such as Nelson Mandela in South Africa, and Martin Luther King, Jr. followed Gandhi’s footsteps and continued their freedom struggle in their countries. His nonviolent civil disobedience movement very quickly spread across the world.< Less
ROOPA II Social Cost: Magic Bullet of Social Reform By Raghu aka Joh Giuffre Research by Guerrila Economics
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This is the Abridged Edition with only 10 of the 33 chapters. Half the cost & faster read. Double our health care benefits while cutting insurance, taxes & gov't bureaucracy by up to 50%.... More > How? ROOPA works from a social cost based approach to develop new found economic policies. “Social costs” are all the expenses associated with a particular product or activity. In this book, we show the methods for identifying such social costs and then demonstrate how this data lends itself into specific policy proposals. With ROOPA, you need only follow the cost associated with each step of a product or action to pinpoint the exact spot of greatest cost. Intervene at these points of greatest impact and you beget both the greatest savings and the most effective policy response.< Less
James W. Alexander's Christian Social Reform in Its Antebellum American Context By Gary Steward
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As a work of historical theology, this book explores James W. Alexander's views on social reform, over against other views of social reform that were popular in antebellum America. While briefly... More > presenting Alexander's vision of Christian social reform, his critiques of other reform movements like "ultra-democracy," trade unionism, utopian socialism, abolitionism, and the secular education movement are treated at length.< Less
APOLLONIUS OF TYANA:The Philosopher Explorer and Social Reformer of the First Century By G.R.S. Mead
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Apollonius of Tyana had the myth and ambiance about him equal to Pythagoras and perhaps even approaching the level the other Jewish sage – Jesus of Nazareth. The reason Apollonius is important... More > is because he is not as much talked about and discussed. He remained much of a mystery. He never managed to become a “son of God” or get crucified. He is not the subject of countless of movies and musicals and around Christmas time his name is not a household word. Exactly for this reason he is talked about for his message as a philosopher and not trivialized and commercialized to ad naseum. Apollonius remained a mystery man for his abilities and power to transcend much of the material world and to reach God’s Consciousness. Apollonius was of course; attached later much the same way the author and his theosophical Society was attached and called a charlatan. Read this book and decide yourself.< Less