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A problem of industries and regions: unemployment and structural change in Britain during the interwar years and 1980s

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The most serious employment crises in twentieth-century Britain occurred during the interwar years and the early 1980s, when, in both cases, the unemployment rate climbed to over 10% in aggregate and remained high for many years. Both downturns also coincided with periods of structural change in the economy: in the interwar years, export-oriented heavy industries lost out to expanding light manufacturing industries, and, during the early 1980s, the decline of manufacturing accelerated as t...

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HUMS
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History Faculty
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Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2021-07-13

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