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The Disinherited SocietyA Personal View of Social Responsibility in Liverpool During the Twentieth Century$
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Margaret Simey

Print publication date: 1996

Print ISBN-13: 9780853238003

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846317354

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A Voluntary Worker in the Welfare State

A Voluntary Worker in the Welfare State

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(p.93) Chapter 7 A Voluntary Worker in the Welfare State
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The Disinherited Society
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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846317354.009

This chapter discusses the author's success in her voluntary work in Liverpool. It explains that she reached a position of influence in her voluntary organisation and completed her book titled Charitable Effort in Liverpool in the Nineteenth Century. It highlights her recognition that sound administration was not enough to improve society and that political will to act was needed. This chapter discusses her decision to run for councilor for the Allerton ward and the difficulties she faced in campaigning.

Keywords:   voluntary work, Liverpool, voluntary organisation, Charitable Effort in Liverpool in the Nineteenth Century, administration, society, political will, election, councillor, Allerton ward

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