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Searching for a job has been an everyday affair in both modern and past societies, and employment a concern for both individuals and institutions. The case studies in this volume investigate job... [Publication]
Steelworkers in the industrial basin of Longwy, France, reacted to the threat of unemployment and the plan to restructure the steel industry the 1970s. The region had a strong local tradition of... [Item of the Day]
Protest marches of the unemployed are generally associated with the 1920s and 1930s. An early forerunner is the March of the Blanketeers on 10 March 1817. Several thousand unemployed or underemployed... [Item of the Day]