HIST 259 Presentation Compa - Paxt on Ch 19 Complet ion of...

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Unformatted text preview: Paxt on Ch. 19 Complet ion of Post - World War I I expansion 1914 seen as highest bench mark of Eur opean pr oduct ion befor e World War s. By 1960s much of gr owt h in Eur opean count r ies consider ably exceeded t hat of 1914 levels. Pover t y st ill r eal H igh innovat ion idea t o applicat ion t ur nover (st eam engine v. nuclear power ) Gr owt h at t r ibut ed t o K eynesian economic policy. (M acr oeconomic) - high employment - public invest ment Paxt on believed t he most decisive changes t ook place in Eur ope's at t it ude o o Change of spending/ saving habit s (1961) -gr owt h could be count ed on - polit ical st abilit y Demand for new goods Wealt h Dist r ibut ion - some indust r ies st ill st at e r un - new ar ist ocr acy at t r ibut ed wealt h in: r eal est at e, household appliances, mass communicat ion and ent er t ainment Wages r ose ahead of inf lat ion H uge worker migr at ion in sout her n Eur ope West er n Eur ope : Wealt h Dispar it y in Br it ain, West Ger many Social M obilit y - educat ion and leisur e The "End of I deology" - r educed fr ict ion in ideological differ ences - focus shift ed t owar ds economic gr owt h Consensus Polit ics - consensus on how t o achieve gr owt h - consensus gover nment s in power : Ger many, England, I t aly, and Fr ance - conver sat ion moved t owar ds: planned economic gr owt h, worker r ight s, leisur e - Popular Cult ur e - New wage ear ner s and yout h led inf lux of popular cult ur e - new for t unes for pr oducer s Ar t s and Science - new ideas; fr ee of lear ned convent ions - ar chit ect ur e -scient ific Religion Worker s and St udent s led way - r ose fr om discont ent wit h societ y - wage incr ease and st abilit y Women's liber at ion movement in Eur ope in 1970s -fueled by: working condit ions, r ight s, pat r iar chal societ y ...
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HIST 259 Presentation Compa - Paxt on Ch 19 Complet ion of...

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