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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Melanie Ilič; University of Birmingham. Centre for Russian and East European Studies.
|ISBN:||0312217803 9780312217808 0333674197 9780333674192 0333712390 9780333712399|
|Description:||ix, 241 pages ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||1. Introduction --
2. The Protection of Women Workers in Tsarist Russia --
3. Women Workers and Soviet Industrialisation --
4. The Administration of the Protective Labour Laws --
5. Maternity --
6. Hours of Work --
7. Provision for 'Menstrual Leave' --
8. Weights of Loads --
9. Restricted Occupations --
10. Underground Work --
11. Conclusion --
App. 1. Summary of Decrees --
App. 2. Number and Percentage of Women Workers in Selected Industries, 1890-1926/27 --
App. 3. Percentage of Women Employed in Selected Industries, 1890-1926/27 --
App. 4. Employment of Women by National Economic Sector, 1929-35.
|Series Title:||Studies in Russian and East European history and society.|
Despite this, the protective labour laws were never fully implemented and were irregularly enforced. With the mass recruitment of women workers to the Soviet industrialisation drive by the early 1930s, the abolition of Narkomtrud in 1933 and the subordination of the trade unions, labour protection issues were often ignored as women were encouraged to play a more 'equal' role in the production process.
- Women -- Employment -- Soviet Union -- History.
- Soviet Union -- Economic conditions -- 1917-1945.
- Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Soviet Union.
- Women employees -- Soviet Union -- History -- 20th century.
- Economic history.
- Women -- Employment.
- Soviet Union.