Unemployment was perhaps the major problem confronting European society at the time in which this book was first published in 1987, and is arguably still the case today. This collection of essays by British and German historians contributes to the debate by taking a close look at unemployment in the Weimar Republic. What groups were most severely affected, and why? How did they react? How effective were welfare and job creation schemes? Did unemployment fuel social instability and political extremism? How far was unemployment a cause of the collapse of the Weimar Republic and the triumph of the Third Reich? Did the Nazis solve the unemployment problem by peaceful Keynsianism or through massive rearmament?
This book is ideal for students of history, sociology, and economics.
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Book Description Palgrave Macmillan, 1987. Book Condition: Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP72309738
Book Description Palgrave Macmillan, U.S.A., 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1987 hardcover/no jacket/ex-library with usual markings/clean & unmarked text. Bookseller Inventory # 037673