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Rusted dreams; hard times in a steel community

Rusted dreams; hard times in a steel community

by Bensman, David and Roberta Lynch

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1987. iv, 250p., dj.
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$10.00
Bad Times: Unemployment in British Social and Political History

Bad Times: Unemployment in British Social and Political History

by Whiteside, Noel

London: Faber & Faber,. Paperback. 147pp. Pages very lightly tanned. Card wraps lightly rubbed and lightly creased. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1991.
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£3.00
Report showing the status of funds and analyses of expenditures. The Emergency Relief Appropiation Acts for the fiscal years 1935 to 1942, inclusive. As of March 31, 1943

Report showing the status of funds and analyses of expenditures. The Emergency Relief Appropiation Acts for the fiscal years 1935 to 1942, inclusive. As of March 31, 1943

by United States Treasury Department

Washington: US Treasury Departement, Fiscal Service, Bureau of Accounts, 1943. 149p., wraps, 13x9 inches.
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$45.00
Report of the Joint Interim Legislative Unemployment Insurance Committee of the California Legislature. December 1968

Report of the Joint Interim Legislative Unemployment Insurance Committee of the California Legislature. December 1968

by California Legislature

Sacramento, CA: California Office of State Printing, 1969. 103p., wraps. At head of title page: Joint Interim Committee Report, 1969.
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$18.00
Fiscal policy for full employment

Fiscal policy for full employment

by Pierson, John H G

Washington: National Planning Association, 1945. 54p., wraps mildly worn, faint damp stain (not musty) Planning pamphlets no. 45.
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$10.00
Shelterforce Vol. 14, No. 1, January-February, 1992 to Vol. 14, No. 6, November-December, 1992

Shelterforce Vol. 14, No. 1, January-February, 1992 to Vol. 14, No. 6, November-December, 1992

by Morrissy, Patrick, ed

Orange, NJ: National Housing Institute, 1992. Six issues, complete run for 1992. All are 8.5x11 inches, in very good condition. "Shelterforce is a publication of the National Housing Institute, a non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to building a national network of tenant and housing groups and to providing resources and information that contribute to the creation and preservation of decent, affordable housing for all people." Issue No. 1 includes articles on "The Low Income Housing Tax Credit... Read more
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$25.00
Caravan to Sacramento. We're going to tell our legislators we want better unemployment insurance [handbill]

Caravan to Sacramento. We're going to tell our legislators we want better unemployment insurance [handbill]

by May 23rd Caravan Committee

San Francisco: May 23rd Caravan Committee, n.d.. Single 8.5x11 inch sheet, mimeographed on brown paper, very good. Announces a caravan organized by San Francisco trade unions; "We will leave from Clay and Embarcadero at 8 a. m.
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$12.00
Labor market experiences of unemployed older workers

Labor market experiences of unemployed older workers

by Franke, Walter Henry

Champaign: Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, University of Illinois, 1963. 13p., wraps. Reprint series no. 130.
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$12.00
Report of the Commission of Public Charities. City of Berkeley, California. 1914-1915

Report of the Commission of Public Charities. City of Berkeley, California. 1914-1915

by Commission of Public Charities, Berkeley, California

Berkeley, CA: the Commission, 1915. 23p., 6x9 inches, reports, tables, very good pamphlet in stapled brown printed wraps. Includes section on the local labor bureau and lodging house provided for the unemployed.
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$15.00
World-wide unemployment, 20,000,000 unemployed.  [sub-title from cover]

World-wide unemployment, 20,000,000 unemployed. [sub-title from cover]

New York: Workers Library Publishers, 1930. 30p., wraps tearing along spine, corner chip sticker shadow on cover; interior clean.
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$10.00
JOBS FOR DISADVANTAGED WORKERS The Economics of Employment Subsidies

JOBS FOR DISADVANTAGED WORKERS The Economics of Employment Subsidies

by Haveman, Robert editor

Washinton DC: Brookings Institution. 1982. First Edition. Softcover. 0815735057 . Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; Studies in Social Economics; B&W Illustrations; 336 pages .
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$8.00
The thirty-hour bill. Can the economic laws of capitalism be repealed by legislative enactments?  Statement of Verne L. Reynolds for Socialist Labor Party of America before US Senate Judiciary Committee at the public hearing on the Black (30-hour a week) Bill, January 25, 1933

The thirty-hour bill. Can the economic laws of capitalism be repealed by legislative enactments? Statement of Verne L. Reynolds for Socialist Labor Party of America before US Senate Judiciary Committee at the public hearing on the Black (30-hour a week) Bill, January 25, 1933

by Reynolds, Verne L

New York: New York Labor News Company, 1933. Pamphlet. 40p., worn soiled wraps with some crimping throughout the text, previous owner's name in pencil on title page, good-only condition, 5x7.5 inches.
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$15.00
30 for 40

30 for 40

by Progressive Labor Party

Brooklyn: Progressive Labor Party, 1972. [20]p., worn wraps, newsprint toned, corner torn (text not affected) A Progressive Labor pamphlet. On the movement to get 40 hours' pay for 30 hours' work, as a way of solving unemployment.
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$15.00
The measure of poverty. A report to Congress as mandated by the Education Amendments of 1974

The measure of poverty. A report to Congress as mandated by the Education Amendments of 1974

by United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare

Washington: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1976. xxvi, 162p., wraps slightly creased, two folded maps (color), 8.5x11 inches.
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$20.00
The financing of extended unemployment insurance benefits in the United States

The financing of extended unemployment insurance benefits in the United States

by Malisoff, Harry

Kalamazoo, MI: The W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 1963. xi, 52p., wraps. Unemployment insurance monographs.
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$12.00
Shelterforce Vol. 16, No. 1, January-February, 1993 to Vol. 16, No. 6, November-December, 1993

Shelterforce Vol. 16, No. 1, January-February, 1993 to Vol. 16, No. 6, November-December, 1993

by Morrissy, Patrick, ed

Orange, NJ: National Housing Institute, 1993. Six issues, complete run for 1993. All are 8.5x11 inches, in very good condition. Issue No. 6 has very mild creases on the front cover, and minor chipping on the back. "Shelterforce is a publication of the National Housing Institute, a non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to building a national network of tenant and housing groups and to providing resources and information that contribute to the creation and preservation of decent, affordable... Read more
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$25.00
Digest: Federal social security and state unemployment insurance laws affecting members of the National coat and suit recovery board, revised to March 1, 1941

Digest: Federal social security and state unemployment insurance laws affecting members of the National coat and suit recovery board, revised to March 1, 1941

by National Coat and Suit Industry Recovery Board

New York: National Coat and Suit Industry Recovery Board, 1941. Pamphlet. 60p., ILGWU stamp on title page, otherwise very good in wraps, edges mildly toned.
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$15.00
The main social ill: how to cure it? The Communists and Unemployment in industrial Capitalist countries

The main social ill: how to cure it? The Communists and Unemployment in industrial Capitalist countries

by Sklyarov, Yuri, general editor

Prague: Peace and Socialism International Publishers, 1984. 196p., wraps illustrated with sepia-tone photo of depressed people sitting in an unemployment office. Collection of articles on unemployment in the west, and the experience of socialist countries in combatting it.
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$15.00
The Boston times, vol. 1, no. 4, March 25, 1932

The Boston times, vol. 1, no. 4, March 25, 1932

by Boston Times Publishing Company

Boston: Boston Times, 1932. Eight page newspaper, 11x16 inches, creased horizontally, stain on front page and a few minor stains on inside pages, paper still white (printed on better than average paper). "Published by Unemployed Union Printers." Pro-labor newspaper, lead over the fold article "1600 back in garment strike, victory for the closed shop!" Includes a number of pro-labor articles, attacks Roosevelt's campaign for using scab signs.
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$125.00
A Statistical survey of the problems of pauperism

A Statistical survey of the problems of pauperism

by Hamilton, Lord George

London: Royal Statistical Society, 1911. 40p., original wraps, some soiling and scuffing on wraps. "Printed for Private Circulation." Address delivered before the Royal Statistical Society, Nov. 15, 1910, reprinted from the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Vol.LXXIV, Part 1 (Dec. 1910). Includes slip noting "With Lord George Hamilton's Compliments.
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$45.00
Freeman or slave? A book of suppressed information. Wayland's monthly, no. 61, May, 1905

Freeman or slave? A book of suppressed information. Wayland's monthly, no. 61, May, 1905

by Warren, Fred D

Girard, KS: J. A. Wayland, 1905. 64p., wraps slightly soiled and browned, paper slightly browned, 5x7.5 inches. Entire issue devoted to Warren's work. Cover title: Some suppressed information. Warren covers unemployment, housing issues, distribution of wealth and more.
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$95.00
Workfare Workers Organize. Workfairness & the Struggle for Jobs, Justice & Equality

Workfare Workers Organize. Workfairness & the Struggle for Jobs, Justice & Equality

by Holmes, Larry; Shelley Ettinger

New York: International Action Center, 1997. Paperback. 67p., wraps lightly worn.
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$10.00
Ten Lean Years: An Examination of the Record of the National Government in the Field of Unemployment

Ten Lean Years: An Examination of the Record of the National Government in the Field of Unemployment

by HANNINGTON, Wal

Wakefield: EP Publishing. 1978. 12mo [approx 12.7x18.7cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Bookplate to the preliminary pages. New Introduction by Chris Jones and Tony Novak [ix] 287pages. An examination of unemployment in the 1930's. First published in 1940. . 1st thus. Hardback.
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AU$10.00