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Levine-Clark, Marjorie

Unemployment, Welfare, and Masculine Citizenship

Levine-Clark, Marjorie - Unemployment, Welfare, and Masculine Citizenship, ebook

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Table of contents

1. “So Much Honest Poverty”: Introduction
Marjorie Levine-Clark

Part I. Unemployment and the Continuities of Honest Poverty

2. Not “Weary Willies” or “Tired Tims”: The Work Imperative in the Poor Law World
Marjorie Levine-Clark

3. “They were not single men”: Responsibility for Family and Hierarchies of Deservedness
Marjorie Levine-Clark

4. “A reward for good citizenship”: National Unemployment Benefits and the Genuine Search for Work
Marjorie Levine-Clark

Part II. Honest Poverty in National Crisis

5. “Married men had greater responsibilities”: The First World War, the Service Imperative, and the Sacrifice of Single Men
Marjorie Levine-Clark

6. “The whole world had gone against them”: Ex-Servicemen and the Politics of Relief
Marjorie Levine-Clark

7. “No right to relieve a striker”: Trade Disputes and the Politics of Work and Family in the 1920s
Marjorie Levine-Clark

Part III. Honest Poverty and the Intimacies of Policy

8. “Younger men are given the preference”: Older Men’s Welfare and Intergenerational Responsibilities
Marjorie Levine-Clark

9. “He did not realise his responsibilities”: Giving Up the Privileges of Honest Poverty
Marjorie Levine-Clark

10. Conclusions
Marjorie Levine-Clark

Keywords: History, Social History, Cultural History, Political History, History of Britain and Ireland, Modern History, Gender Studies

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Genders and Sexualities in History
Page amount
323 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137393227
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-48355-6

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