Britain on the dole

unemployment and the Socialist alternative.

Publisher: Labour Party in London

Written in English
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  • Unemployment -- Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain -- Economic conditions.,
  • Great Britain -- Economic policy.

Edition Notes

ContributionsSharples, Adam., Labour Party (Great Britain)
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. :
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16838785M
ISBN 100861170881

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Downloadable (with restrictions)! Several controversial recent studies seek to explain Britain's high interwar unemployment rate as a consequence of the generosity of her unemployment insurance system. All of these studies are based on macroeconomic time-series data. In contrast, this paper employs a microeconomic cross-section, a sub-sample of some 2, adult males drawn from the New Survey. This was a time where Britain was suffering in the Depression with unemployment, the dole and Means Testing, poverty, poor living conditions and very little money. Love on the Dole is a great depiction of this; written in the ’30s, Greenwood holds nothing back.   The Means Test, the assessment of the total household income of those claiming unemployment benefit, was established in November as part of the National Government’s ‘economy’ programme, and was, both at the time and in later memory, one of the most hated institutions in inter-war : R. McKibbin. BRITAIN BANS BOOK OF CABINET SECRETS; Biography of Lansbury Tells of Labor Government Rows Over Treasury's Plight. DOLE ISSUE CAUSED SPLIT Volume Will .

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Unemployment benefits are generally given only to those registering as unemployed, and often on conditions ensuring that they seek work and do not currently have a job, and are validated as being laid off and not fired for cause in most states.

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They argue that large numbers of workers voluntarily opted for unemployment because the generosity of the dole reduced the oppor-tunity cost of idleness.3 Although Keynesians have conceded that some.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Britain on the dole. London: Labour Party, [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. An evocative portrayal of life in depression-era Britain, Love on the Dole sold thousands when it was first published in the s. John Harris visits the Salford streets where it was set and.

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dole definition: 1. the money that the government gives to people who are unemployed: 2. the money that the. Learn more. Harris, BUnemployment and the dole in interwar Britain. in P Johnson (ed.), Twentieth-Century Britain: Economic, Social, and Cultural Change.

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photograph: Job Centre Guide Of Germanic origin, the noun dole is from Old English dāl, meaning division, portion, share (dāl was a parallel form to dǽl, which is the origin of the noun deal). From Middle English onwards, dole has been used in the sense of food or money given in instance, The Brut or The chronicles of England, composed around (edited by Friedrich W.

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