Women's Work, 1840-1940

Women's Work, 1840-1940

by Elizabeth Roberts
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521552656

ISBN-13: 9780521552653

Pub. Date: 08/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Addressing the contentious issues surrounding women's work during a century of social upheaval, this text focuses on working-class women, examining men's attitudes to women's work, women's connections with trade unions, a family wage, and unequal pay and status.

Overview

Addressing the contentious issues surrounding women's work during a century of social upheaval, this text focuses on working-class women, examining men's attitudes to women's work, women's connections with trade unions, a family wage, and unequal pay and status.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521552653
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Series:
New Studies in Economic and Social History Series, #6
Edition description:
1st Cambridge University Press Edition
Pages:
79
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface; 1. Some general questions about women's work; 2. Women's full-time paid employment; 3. Some social and economic aspects of the work of married women; 4. Protection and restriction: government, employers and unions; 5. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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