Jarrow To Giro

Five programmes in which Ray Gosling investigates the impact of joblessness in the 20th century.

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The influence of hunger marches - including the Jarrow crusade - on the establishment of a postwar welfare state.

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The Depression era in the USA, when economic and environmental catastrophe prompted thousands of impoverished farmers to migrate westwards to California.

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Despite the chaotic effects of economic collapse, many people have lived without recourse to conventional work.

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Has unemployment been the cause of violence in areas like Brixton, Toxteth and Moss Side?

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A summing-up of contemporary attitudes to unemployment in the post-industrial economy.