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The Fabian Society

Charles james booth

benjamin seebohm rowntree

Index

The fabian society

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Charles booth

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benjamin rowntree

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The Fabian Society

Foundation (1884)

"The Society is run mainly by FrankRowntree. It is entirely middle class and works with the Labour Party."

Purposes

-Social reform-Political education-Research and policy development-Political advocacy-Intellectual exchange-International Solidarity

Booth's work

CHARLES JAMES BOOTH (1840-1916)

Charles Booth is known for his work "Life and Labour of the People in London".His work played a significant role in the introduction of:- the Old Age Pensions Act (1908)- the establishment of the Labour Exchanges (1909)

Benjamin Rowntree (1871-1954)

Rowntree's work

Rowntree carried out a survey into the living conditions of the poor in York.He conducted three studies:-Poverty, A Study of Town Life (1901)-Poverty and Progress (1936)-Poverty and the Welfare State (1951)

Desiree Galati &Caterina Marzico