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Woman workers in Britain.

Leonora Lloyd

Woman workers in Britain.

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Published by Socialist Woman in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Employment -- Great Britain.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6137 .L58
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[2], 46 p.
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5334934M
      ISBN 10090286808X
      LC Control Number72188212
      OCLC/WorldCa495867


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By Gerry Holloway. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 7 May Pub. location London. Imprint by: Women's Work in Britain and France is a ground-breaking retheorization of what constitutes 'progress' in gender relations.

The book shows that French women, although having more full-time and continuous careers and greater social policy support, retain as great a responsibility for unpaid domestic and caring work as their British counterparts.

The first book of its kind to study this period, Gerry Holloway's essential student resource works chronologically from the early s to the end of the twentieth century and examines over years of women's employment history. With suggestions for research topics, an annotated bibliography to aid further research, and a chronology of important events which places the subject in a broader.

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In this introductory text for A level students and undergraduates, Jane Pilcher covers the main issues debated about women in Britain today. Subjects covered include: * women and gender: sociological perspectives * education and training * women and paid work * household work and caring * love and sexuality * crime and punishment * politics and participation.1/5(1).

This captivating book gives voice and visibility to generations of immigrant working women in Britain. From textile mill workers of the s, shopkeepers of the s, to the nannies and investment bankers of the s and software developers of today, the narratives reveal experiences of loss, displacement and exploitation, but also.

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Book Description: Women's work is recognised as fundamental to the industrialization of Britain in many fields. How it was rewarded is the subject of these studies, ranging over time, region, and occupation. Topics discussed here include children under the parish apprenticeship system, women's work for poor law authorities and how it was taken.

Humphries (, p. 32) calls the book a “classic text.” Jane Rendall (, p. 7) claims that “Pinchbeck’s work is still of great importance, and for the moment remains the major survey of the impact of industrialization on women workers in Britain.” Many works on women’s history begin with a reference to Pinchbeck.

The first book of its kind to study this period, Gerry Holloway's essential student resource works chronologically from the early s to the end of the twentieth century and examines over years of women’s employment history.

With suggestions for research topics, an annotated bibliography to aid further research, and a chronology of important events which places the subject in a broader. Striking Women is centred on two industrial disputes, the famous Grunwick strike () and the Gate Gourmet Woman workers in Britain.

book that erupted in Focusing on these two events, the book explores the nature of South Asian women’s contribution to the struggles for workers’ rights in the UK labour market. The authors examine histories of migration and settlement of two different groups of women of.

LibraryThing Review User Review - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing. An examination of the zeitgeist when women went to work at typically men's jobs during WWI. Although the topic itself is fascinating (I love when theories of gender and class collide), I was frustrated by the constant repetition and lack of 2/5(1).

Britain was the last major country to train women physicians, so 80 to 90% of the British women came to America for their medical degrees. Edinburgh University admitted a few women inthen reversed itself inleaving a strong negative reaction among British medical : 15th out of Improvements in education and economic expansion in the s ensured a range of school-leaving employment opportunities.

Yet girls' full acceptance as adult women was still confirmed by marriage and motherhood rather than employment. This book examines the gendered nature of 'career'. Using both. Women's work has proved to be an important and lively subject of debate for historians.

An earlier focus on the pay, conditions and occupational opportunities of predominantly blue-collar working-class women has now been joined by an interest in other social groups (white-collar workers, clerical workers and professionals) as well as in the cultural practices of the work place, reflecting in.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Women's position in the labour force before --The need for women's labour in the First World War --Women in industry: (1) the attitudes of employers and trade unions --Women in industry: (2) the economic problems of women's labour, and the question of equal.

Since this is an American book, I checked the official number of domestic workers in Britain: it isand not rising, though a great many more certainly work in the black economy.

Both of these books are part of the project leading towards a fully gendered view of the early modern economy and a fully gendered account of work and identity. The essays in The Invisible Woman offer pointers and ideas for future research. Locklin's study provides impressive evidence of the extent of remunerative work among Breton women at all.

Books. Women's History in Britain, ed. June Purvis (London UCL Press ) A collection of essays covering a range of topics from women's work and. Before the WWII few women followed careers. Most jobs for women were ‘traditional’ roles such as nursing, secretarial or caring jobs. Only when millions of men joined the armed forces, women took on an active role in World War II and took on many paid jobs that previously had been held by men - such as bank teller, shoe salesperson or aircraft mechanic.

It's hard to believe but some of. Her publications include the books: Women’s Identities at War: Gender, Motherhood, and Politics in Britain and France during the First World War (); Women and the First World War (); The First World War: A Brief History with Documents (); and At Home and Under Fire: Air Raids and Culture in Britain from the Great War to the Blitz.

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At first, only single women, aged were called up, but by mid, almost 90 per cent of single women and 80 per cent of married women were. In 'The Bitter Cry of Outcast Women,' c, Sue Bruley looks at women's limited education opportunities, and their double burden of poorly paid work and family responsibilities, before turning to feminism and socialism, an area where the author is particularly strong throughout the book/5(3).

Additionally, women in early nineteenth-century Britain were not allowed in higher education, so private tutors, governesses, and private schools were the extent of structured education open to them.

Naturally, a young woman like Elizabeth Bennet with a lively, inquisitive mind would have been able to further her education independently through. Women and Work in Britain since The first book of its kind to study this period, Gerry Holloway's essential student resource works chronologically from the early s to the end of the twentieth century and examines over years of women's employment history.

Angela V. John in By the Sweat of their Brow: Women Workers at Victorian Coal Mines, writes: “Sometimes the pit girl would be shown dressed for work. Women And Work In Wartime Britain 3 Wartime work was affected by women’s own expectations.

Official histories of the Ministry of Munitions argued that war work attracted and kept women because of welfare, wages and patriotic fervour. However state intervention in employment, equal pay and welfare provision were not mentioned in interviews.

(The show also includes a copy of the first autobiography by a black woman in Britain: the rollicking account by Mary Seacole, a Jamaican-born. At first, only single women aged were called up, but by mid, almost 90 per cent of single women and 80 per cent of married women were employed in essential work.

In Britain inIn her memoir-cum-self-help book, were men to take on more of this worry work, many women would presumably just. For this reason Contagious Diseases Act were instituted from which allowed, in certain towns, for the forced medical examination of any woman who was suspected of being a sex worker.

If she was found to be infected she was placed in a ‘Lock Hospital’ until she was cured. Throughout history, there have been many British women writers who have made significant contribution to the field.

The list includes many familiar and great British female writers such as J. Rowling, Joan Collins, Jane Austen, Julie Andrews, Agatha Christie.

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Work was often on a part-time or temporary basis. It was argued that if women had the vote Parliament would be forced to pass legislation that would protect women workers. The Women's Industrial Council concentrated on acquiring information about the problem and by the organisation had investigated one hundred and seventeen trades.

In   Women's Identities at War. Gender, Motherhood, and Politics in Britain and France during the First World War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. Thom, D. Nice Girls and Rude Girls.

Women Workers in World War I. London: I.B. Tauris. “This book is a very significant contribution to the field, which fills a gap in the literature. It brings a major new set of data to the table—the interviews of over women who work in the maquiladoras in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico.

A majority of women joining the army had abandoned farmlands. Churchill stopped the recruitment of women and asked women to choose between working in factories or in farms to prevent Britain from starving.

Factory Work. Millions of women chose to work in factories producing all manners of ammunition, uniforms, weapons, and even airplanes. Source: Department of Labor, Women’s Bureau, Women Workers in Ten War Production Areas and Their Postwar Employment Plans, Bulletin (Washington: U.S.

Government Printing Office, ), in America’s Working Women, ed. Rosalyn Baxandall, Linda Gordon, and Susan Reverby (New York: Vintage Books, ), –Drawing on five years of research for her recently published book, The Digital Lives of Black Women in Britain (Palgrave Macmillan, ), Dr Francesca Sobande reveals how the digital creativity of Black women is often exploited by commercial organisations, including brands that attempt to "diversify" their image due to its potential profitability.

Meet The Young Black Women Breaking Into Britain's Very White Publishing Industry Of the thousands of books published in the UK infewer than .