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Pierre Laroque and the Welfare State in Post-war France

Eric Jabbari


The discusses Pierre Laroque’s contribution to the rise of the French welfare state, namely his role as the architect of the social security plan which was adopted by the provisional government in 1945. The conception of the Laroque Plan was a product of his work as a civil servant and social policy expert, and it reflected the diverse combination of influences, namely his background in administrative law and his onetime support for the corporatist management of industrial relations. These experiences were all the more notable since they were marked by his belief in the necessity of an increas ... More

Keywords: Pierre Laroque, social security, welfare state, history, France

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199289639
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289639.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eric Jabbari, author