Work and Pay in Twentieth - Century Britain

Crafts, Nicholas, Gazeley, Ian, Newell, Andrew and Unset, eds. (2007) Work and Pay in Twentieth - Century Britain. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199280582

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From assembly line to call-centre, this book charts the immense transformation of work and pay across the 20th century and provides the first labour focuses history of Britain. The 20th century was a period of unrivalled change in British labour market. Technology, social movements, and ploitical actions all contributed to an increased standard of living, while also revolutioniizing what workers do and how they do it. Each chapter is written by a leading historians and economists researching in the field and aims to provide a self-contained overview of current research on the topic.

Item Type: Edited Book
Additional Information: In addition to co-editing this volume, Gazeley's contribution was to co-author the 'Introduction' (with Andrew Newell), author chapter 3 'Manual Work and Pay, 1900-70' and co-author (with Andrew Newell) chapter 10 'Unemployment'. This book was initiated by Crafts, Gazeley and Newell, but the editing was carried out exclusively from Sussex by Gazeley and Newell.
Schools and Departments: School of History, Art History and Philosophy > History
Depositing User: Ian Gazeley
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 21:29
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2012 14:06
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