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An international history of unemployment through the League of Nations and the International Labour Organization, 1931-1937

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Late in 1931, the International Labour Organization (ILO) estimated that worldwide unemployment had reached 20-25 million. The ILO was also mindful that the consequences of unemployment were borne by dependents and concluded that the number of people directly affected by unemployment was therefore probably in the region of 50-60 million. The thesis revisits this old theme of the ‘Hungry Thirties’ but considers it in a new and different way. Most histories of unemployment during the Great D...

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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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History Faculty
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2017-09-20

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