Work and Pay in 20th Century Britain by Nicholas Crafts
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Work and Pay in 20th Century Britain
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Work and Pay in 20th Century Britain

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Work and Pay in 20th Century Britain by Nicholas Crafts

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From assembly line to call centre, this volume charts the immense transformation of work and pay across the 20th century and provides the first labour focused history of Britain. Written by leading British historians and economists, each chapter stands as a self-contained reading for those who need an overview of the topic, as well as an introduction to and analysis of the controversies among scholars for readers entering or refreshing deeper study. The 20th century was a period of unrivalled change in the British labour market. Technology, social movements, and political action all contributed to an increased standard of living, while also revolutionizing what workers do and how they do it. Covering a range of topics from lifetime work patterns and education to unemployment and the welfare state, this book provides a practical introduction to the evolution of work and pay in 20th century Britain.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199212668
ISBN-10: 019921266X
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 22mm)
Pages: 376
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 11-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Nicholas Crafts

Andrew Newell is Head of the Department of Economics and Senior Lecturer at the University of Sussex. He is a labour economist with research interests in wage determination and unemployment, with a special interest on the impact of structural economic change.

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