Commissioned by the Brian Abel-Smith Memorial Fund, to recognise the achievements of Abel-Smith and his fellow social policy pioneers, the series charts the contributions of significant figures in the field of social policy who were based at the LSE including:
Between them, these pioneering figures made major contributions to the development of policies on the elderly, health care, law, poverty and welfare in the 20th century. The series tells the stories of their backgrounds, ideas and work.
Read more about other contemporaries working on health and social policy at the LSE including Walter Holland and David Donnison and, on the LSE History Blog, Eileen Younghusband and Sally Sainsbury.
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