Beatrice Webb

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Noun1.Beatrice Webb - English writer and a central member of the Fabian Society (1858-1943)
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The window has had an exciting history, including being stolen from The Beatrice Webb House in 1978, being found in Phoenix, Arizona, disappearing again, finally reappearing at Sotheby's in 2005.
The affected care homes are Ty Iscoed in Risca, Beatrice Webb in Blackwood, Brodawel and Castle View in Caerphilly and Ty Clyd in Bargoed.
Sidney and Beatrice Webb, members of the Fabian Society, socialists, economists and reformers.
Sidney and Beatrice Webb define the trade union as 'a continuous association of wage-earners for the purpose of maintaining or improving the conditions of their working lives'.
Sidney and Beatrice Webb claimed that "unemployment is not a mark of social disease, but actually of social health" in light of policies aimed at eliminating unemployables from the labor market.
The itineraries of such luminaries as Theodore Dreiser, George Bernard Shaw, and Beatrice Webb are well known to biographers, and historians often recite their vivid impressions (ranging from the enraptured to the irascible) as colorful vignettes to illustrate larger points in passing.
Wells, Graham Wallace and Beatrice Webb, prominent liberal figures, the economist John Maynard Keynes, The Manchester Guardian editor C.P.
This section discusses writings by Beatrice Webb and Annie Besant, social reformers who used their position as women to move across class boundaries; these female reformers used environmental factors, such as class, to their advantage in order to connect or sympathize with their slum sisters.
A year later, he joined the Independent Labour Party, and a year after that abandoned the Bar, where his father had lined him up for a job, to take up a full time position as lecture secretary for Beatrice Webb's campaign to popularise the Minority Report of the Royal Commission on the Poor Law, a text which in his own words 'may be regarded as the seed from which later blossomed the welfare state' (Attlee, 1958; see also Wallis, 2009, and Ward, 2011).
Laski and Sidney and Beatrice Webb complained the work of legislating had become too great for the House of Commons to handle.