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A study of the work of Seebohm Rowntree, 1871-1954

Asa Briggs

A study of the work of Seebohm Rowntree, 1871-1954

by Asa Briggs

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Published in London] Longmans [1961 .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rowntree, Benjamin Seebohm, 1871-1954

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    SeriesSocial thought and social action
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 371 p. illus., ports. ;
    Number of Pages371
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26543701M

    (–)A company director and chairman (–41) of Rowntree (the chocolate manufacturer) in York, Seebohm Rown-tree was also a social reformer, philanthropist, and social researcher, with strong interests in industrial and labour management and in poverty. He is best-known to sociologists for his detailed empirical studies of poverty in reforming spirit owed much to his. Life. Seebohm Rowntree was born in York, the second son of the Quaker Joseph Rowntree, who had been a master grocer but was becoming a successful cocoa and chocolate manufacturer, and Emma Antoinette was educated first privately and then from the age of 10 at Bootham School. Rowntree studied chemistry at Owen's College, Manchester for five terms before joining the family .

      Books Best Sellers New Releases Children's Books Textbooks Australian Authors Kindle Books Audiobooks Books › History › Europe Author: B Seebohm Rowntree. Seebohm Rowntree. Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree () was the second son of Joseph Rowntree, the Quaker philanthropist and chocolatier. As an industrialist, director and chairman of the family cocoa and chocolate business Seebohm introduced employment practices which are now commonplace but in their day broke new ground – an 8 hour day, pension scheme for employees, .

    Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree, CH, often known simply as Seebohm Rowntree (7 July –7 October ) was a British sociological researcher, social reformer and industrialist. Contents 1 Works. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of B Seebohm Rowntree books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.


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Seebohm (Benjamin Seebohm), Publication date Topics. The results of this study were published in in his book Poverty, A Study of Town Life. Social Thought and Social Action, a Study of the Work of Seebohm RowntreeFirst Edition, x, pp octavo, a very good copy in original cloth, London, Longmans, A century ago, Seebohm Rowntree, inspired by the work of Charles Booth and of his own father, Joseph Rowntree, embarked on a lengthy investigation of poverty in York.

He and his team talked to poor and working class people in the city to find out what they spent their money on, and the extent to which they could afford what he defined as the minimum necessities (which did not, as far as he was.

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Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree () ‘New occasions teach new duties; time makes ancient good uncouth.’ Joseph Rowntree’s ground-breaking work Poverty a Study of Town Life () became a Winston Churchill said in that Poverty was a book that had fairly made his hair stand on end.

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Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree (–) Poverty, A Study in Town Life, by Seebohm Rowntree (). The author of this work, a manufacturer of the city of York, England, here records the results of an exhaustive inquiry into the social and economic condition of the wage-earning class in York.

Seebohm Rowntree is most famous for making a study of poverty in York. He published his findings in They influenced many people to change their ideas about why people were poor and what should be done to help them, including the Liberal government of Additional Physical Format: Online version: Briggs, Asa, Study of the work of Seebohm Rowntree, [London] Longmans [] (OCoLC) Get this from a library.

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Social thought and social action Asa Briggs. Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree, known as Seebohm, was born in York on 7 Julythe son of Quaker chocolate manufacturer Joseph Rowntree and his wife Emma Antoinette Seebohm.

Educated at Bootham School, York, and Owen’s College, Manchester (now the University of Manchester), he joined his father’s Cocoa Works at 18 and became a company. A study of town life: living standards in the Poverty: A study of town life, Seebohm Rowntree s famous study of York A study of town life, Seebohm Rowntree s famous study of York there is poverty, P poverty: a study of town life - forgotten B.

Seebohm Rowntree; Poverty: A Study of Town Life. London: MLA: Rowntree, Benjamin Seebohm. Seebohm Rowntree: biography July 7, – October 7, According to this measure, percent of the total population of York lived below the poverty ee, B S: "Poverty: A Study in Town Life", page Macmillian and CO., This result corresponded with that from Charles Booth’s study of poverty in London .Rowntree, B.

Seebohm (Benjamin Seebohm), Unemployment, a social study, (London, Macmillan and co., limited, ), also by Bruno Lasker (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Rowntree, B. Seebohm (Benjamin Seebohm), The way to industrial peace and the problem of unemployment, (London, T.

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