Inferior Politics: Social Problems and Social Policies in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Author: Innes, Joanna (Professor, Professor, Som
Pub Date: 27/08/2021
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Inferior Politics explores how social policy was created in Britain in a period when central government was not active in making it. Despite the lack of consensus, there was a lively and inclusive 'politics' of social policy-making, in which 'inferior' officers of government (what we might call 'local authorities') figured prominently.