Social Impacts of Industrialisation and attempts to employ employment

Social Impacts of Industrialisation and attempts to employ employment 

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  • Social Impacts of Industrialisation: began to more Russia from a land based society to one more focused on money, capital and wages.
    • Negative
      • Although there were more opportunities for the peasantry, the gap between the peasantry and nobility was still large
      • As more people moved to the urban areas, decreasing living standards
    • Positive
      • Government contracts and loans allowed greater opportunities for the enterprising
      • The growth of industrialisation say more people becoming 'middle management' Secondly as society grew complexed there was more of a need for doctors, teachers and lawyers
    • Attempts to improve employment
      • 1885 - prohibited night-time employment of women and children
      • 1892 - employment of those under 12 and women in mines were banned
      • 1912 health insurance for workers
  • Positive
    • Government contracts and loans allowed greater opportunities for the enterprising
    • The growth of industrialisation say more people becoming 'middle management' Secondly as society grew complexed there was more of a need for doctors, teachers and lawyers

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