Unemployment and the State in Britain: The Means Test and Protest in 1930s South Wales and North-East England

Author:   Stephanie Ward ,  Rebecca Mortimer
Publisher:   Manchester University Press
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9780719086809


Pages:   304
Publication Date:   30 November 2013
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Stephanie Ward ,  Rebecca Mortimer
Publisher:   Manchester University Press
Imprint:   Manchester University Press
Dimensions:   Width: 13.80cm , Height: 2.50cm , Length: 21.60cm
Weight:   0.499kg
ISBN:  

9780719086809


ISBN 10:   0719086809
Pages:   304
Publication Date:   30 November 2013
Audience:   General/trade ,  College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  General ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Introduction Part I 1. Unemployment and the depression in interwar Britain Part II: 1931-34 2. Defiance and disobedience: local government, the unemployed and Whitehall 3. Accusations, image and experience: the effects of the means test, 1931-34 4. Taking a stand: the response of the unemployed 1931-34 Part III: 1935-41 5. The government attempts to take a stand: the establishment of the UAB and mass action 6. Towards the welfare state: class, community and the collective action, 1936-41 Conclusion Appendices Bibliography Index -- .

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...the author has made full use of primary sources in both regions, and she reaches significant conclusions. -- . Northern History, LI: 2


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Stephanie Ward is Lecturer in Modern Welsh History at Cardiff University -- .

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