From Rights to Needs: A History of Family Allowances in Canada, 1929-92

From Rights to Needs: A History of Family Allowances in Canada, 1929-92

By: Raymond B. Blake (author)Hardback

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A comprehensive exploration of the origins and development of family allowances, From Rights to Needs will appeal to readers in the public policy community; students and scholars in political science, history, social work, and sociology; and general readers interested in the history and politics of Canadian welfare.

About Author

Raymond B. Blake is a professor of history at the University of Regina.


Acknowledgments Introduction 1 The Dawning of a New Era in Social Security, 1929-43 2 Family Allowances Comes to Canada, 1943-45 3 The 1944 Family Allowances Debate and The Politics of It All 4 Sharing the Wealth: The Registration for Family Allowances Begins, 1945 5 The Impact of Family Allowance to the 1960s 6 Poverty, Politics, and Family Allowances, 1960-70 7 Family Allowances and Constitutional Change, 1968-72 8 Wrestling with Universality, 1972-83 9 The Demise of Family Allowances, 1984-99 Conclusion Notes Bibliography

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774815727
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 392
  • ID: 9780774815727
  • weight: 660
  • ISBN10: 0774815728

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