AS SECTION: NARRATIVE AND EXPLANATION Poverty and the Poor Law, 1815-1914 1 Poverty and the poor: the nature of the problem 2 How effective was the old Poor Law? 3 What were the pressures that brought about change? 4 How was the Poor Law Amendment Act implemented 1834-47? 5 Workhouses: pauper palaces or bastilles? 6 How did the Poor Law develop between 1847 and 1900? 7 Liberal social and welfare reforms, 1906-14: a fresh attack on poverty?
AS Assessment: Poverty and the Poor Law, 1815-1914 Post-script: Poverty in the inter-war years Public Health, 1815-75 8 Dirt, disease and public health: the nature of the problem 9 Cholera: the impetus for reform? 10 Reports, investigations and enquiries: what was their impact on public health reform? 11 Legislation: solving problems? 12 Persistent problems?
AS Assessment: Public Health 1815-75 Post-script: Public health, 1900-46
A2 SECTION: ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION Social policy and debate, 1815-1948 1 How effective were the social investigators of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries? 2 How far did attitudes to the poor change between 1834 and 1948? 3 To what extent were the obstacles to the establishment of a public health system in the nineteenth century philosophical or pratical? 4 Nineteenth- and twentieth-century social reform: from laissez-faire to collectivism? 5 How have historians interpreted the issues surrounding poverty and welfare in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries?
A2 Assessment: Social policy and debate, 1815-1948.