Unemployment and the State in Britain

£14.99

Available in Stock

During the depression of the 1930s, the household Means Test for the long-term unemployed, introduced by the National Government in 1931, became the most debated aspect of social policy across the political spectrum, and caused the biggest street protests of the period. This comparative study of the means test in two regions examines its administration, its effects and the response to it; and considers its lasting political and cultural significance.

Qty

Unemployment and the State in Britain

Unemployment and the State in Britain

The Means Test and Protest in 1930s South Wales and North-East England

Hardback304pp Illustrated222x144mm

9780719086809     Product Code: 501659

Details

During the depression of the 1930s, the household Means Test for the long-term unemployed, introduced by the National Government in 1931, became the most debated aspect of social policy across the political spectrum, and caused the biggest street protests of the period. This comparative study of the means test in two regions examines its administration, its effects and the response to it; and considers its lasting political and cultural significance.

Last few!

publ £65.00

now 

Categories

Tags