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In: Geschichte und Gesellschaft 43 (2017), 1, 32-67
The article compares life courses and work biographies of industrial workers in West Germany, France and Britain during the period of de-industrialization between the mid-1970s and the year 2000. It discusses continuities and changes of specific patterns in the work biographies of male skilled and unskilled workers, of young people entering the shrinking job market, of migrant workers, and of women. It also analyzes the effects of mass unemployment, of early retirement schemes and of different systems of general and professional education in the three Western European countries.