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All under one umbrella? The Family Guide to National Insurance 1948

  title={All under one umbrella? The Family Guide to National Insurance 1948},
  author={Jackie Gulland},
  journal={The Northern Ireland legal quarterly},
  • Jackie Gulland
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science
  • The Northern Ireland legal quarterly
The Family Guide to National Insurance was produced in 1948 to coincide with the introduction of the British National Insurance scheme, inspired by the Beveridge Report. The Guide tells people about their legal rights, but it also symbolises a mid-twentieth-century enthusiasm for the welfare state. Making a model of the Guide for a socio-legal workshop helped to consider the physicality of the booklet and to think about how it might have been received by its readers. This article explores the… Expand

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