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Odvrácená tvář meziválečné prosperity

Odvrácená tvář meziválečné prosperity

Nezaměstnanost v Československu v letech 1918–1938

Rákosník, Jakub

subjects: history – 20th century, sociology, law

paperback, 462 pp., 1. edition
published: december 2008
ISBN: 978-80-246-1429-8
recommended price: 385 czk



The book discusses problems of unemployment in the inter-war Czechoslovakia in an international context. It focuses mainly on the legislation and a description of the structural economic conditions. Pertinent parts of the book are devoted to the history of everyday life of the unemployed, their survival strategies and calculations of the likely development of the living standard of their households. The book also contains a theoretical introduction into the genesis of the unemployment phenomenon in modern economies and into the forms of grasping unemployment as a discourse or, more generally, its social reflection