"First published 2011 by Ashgate Publishing"--t.p. verso.
Formatted Contents Note
1. The pauper in the new world : on not having a poor law 2. The mixed economy of colonial welfare : faith, self-help and charity 3. The veterans of labour : old-age pensions 4. The commonwealth laboratory 5. 'The duty of the nation' : a parallel welfare state for veterans 6. The failures of the 1920s : maternalism and national insurance 7. The depression 8. National insurance, 1938-1939 9. Unfinished business : labor's welfare state, 1941-1949.