Unemployment, Poverty, and Health in Interwar South Wales

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The economic depression of the interwar period marks a fundamental turning-point in Welsh history, and in particular the history of south Wales, when decades of breakneck industrialisation, urbanisation and in-migration came to an end and were followed by a period scarred by unemployment, poverty and emigration. This study examines the human costs of unemployment and poverty through a study of the health of the population of south Wales. It contributes to the "healthy or hungry thirties" debate about the effects of ...

Unemployment, Poverty, and Health in Interwar South Wales 2007, University of Wales Press

ISBN-13: 9780708320426

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