TITLE

THE GROWING PROBLEM OF UNEMPLOYMENT: A PRACTICAL SOLUTION

AUTHOR(S)
Howell, Ralph
PUB. DATE
July 1986
SOURCE
Contemporary Review;Jul86, Vol. 249 Issue 1446, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article reports that in recent years it has become increasingly obvious that there is no conventional cure for the ever-growing problem of unemployment that has bedeviled this and other western countries ever since the late 1950's. Consequently a radical solution-the elimination of unemployment by the-establishment of a nationwide work-for-welfare system. Workfare seems to be the only way out. It is now over forty years since the first postwar government took office and began to lay the foundations of the modem welfare state, adopting as its basis the Beveridge Report. Unfortunately, however, only the generous recommendations (thought likely to be popular) were implemented. The tougher restrictions and counterbalances were ignored then as they have consistently been ignored by all governments since.
ACCESSION #
15935064

 

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