Unemployment

United Kingdom, 1974

Film
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Episode of Series “Making Sense of Society”.
Presents two real-life cases of individuals who have actually experienced being unemployed. Dave Hunt of Sunderland has been out of work for 8 years. John Lockyer of Watford was unemployed for 4 months in 1971 but has been continuously in employment since then. Demonstrates the effect unemployment has had on their lives and their families.

Credits

producer

Graeme Turner

production company

BBC-TV

Open University

Language

English

Duration

00:25:31:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29908

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Employee morale

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Employees, Dismissal of

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Employment attitudes

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industry - Social aspects

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Unemployment - Great Britain

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Work ethic

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Work experience

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Industry - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Labor and laboring classes - Great Britai

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social problems

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social sciences - Study and teaching

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Unemployment - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Work ethic

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Social sciences - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Self-respect

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Self-respect

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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