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New Left Review I/3, May-June 1960

Peter Massie

3. Lady Albemarle’s Modest Proposals

when experts come together to discuss the aims and needs of a particular section of society, it must surely occur to them that the needs of that section must be seen in relation to those of society as a whole. Most Government Commissions fail to face up to this fundamental dilemma. It is not surprising then, that there is little discussion on this point. What indeed are the fundamental values of our society that will help us to legislate for the welfare of young people?

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