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by Proffessor John Burnett,John Burnett

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Proffessor John Burnett,John Burnett
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Routledge; 1 edition (July 30, 1994)
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Home Browse Books Book details, Idle Hands . No historian, however, has written a history of unemployment which focuses on the experience of people without work

Home Browse Books Book details, Idle Hands: The Experience of Unemployment,. Idle Hands: The Experience of Unemployment, 1790-1990. Unemployment has been an outstanding problem of modern Britain, and, at times, the overwhelming concern of domestic policy, overshadowing all other economic and social issues. No historian, however, has written a history of unemployment which focuses on the experience of people without work. That is the present aim-not to propose further explanations or social policies, but to recover, so far as possible from direct evidence, the impact of unemployment on ordinary lives.

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John Burnett (20 December 1925 – 5 November 2006) was a social historian who was a professor at Brunel University between 1972 and 1990. Originally from Nottingham, he studied at High Pavement School, and then read history and law at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, then law at the University of London

1978) Unemployment in History: Economic Thought and Public Policy.

Burnett, J. (1994) Idle Hands: The Experience of Unemployment, 1790-1990. Caplan, G. (1964) Principles of Preventive Psychiatry. New York Basic Books Garraty, . 1978) Unemployment in History: Economic Thought and Public Policy. New York; Harper and Row. Golan, W(1978) Treatment in crisis situations: New York; Free Press.

Idle Handsis the first major social history of unemployment in Britain covering the last 200 years. Direct evidence of the impact of unemployment drawn from extensive personal biographies complements economic and statistical analysis.

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Burnett will always be known as the pioneer of the history of working people in their own words

Burnett will always be known as the pioneer of the history of working people in their own words. Social History Society Newsletter. New Statesman and Society. strength of this book lies in the.

Idle Hands is the first major social history of unemployment in Britain covering the last 200 years.

Idle Hands is the first major social history of unemployment in Britain covering the last 200 years. It focuses on the experiences of working people in becoming unemployed, coping with unemployment and searching for work, and their reactions and responses to their problems. Direct evidence of the impact of unemployment drawn from extensive personal biographies complements economic and statistical analysis.