Chapter 6. The State

  1. Chris Williams
  1. Philip Harling

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997147.ch7

A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Britain

A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Britain

How to Cite

Harling, P. (2004) The State, in A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Britain (ed C. Williams), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470997147.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631225799

Online ISBN: 9780470997147

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Keywords:

  • nineteenth-century british government structure;
  • central government;
  • state-public relations;
  • britons;
  • welfare state

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Cheap Government

  • A Relatively Neutral State

  • The State as Social Disciplinarian

  • The Limits of Laissez-Faire