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Unequal opportunities : women's employment in England 1800-1918

Author: Angela V John
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York, NY, USA : B. Blackwell, 1986.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela V John
ISBN: 0631139559 9780631139553 0631139567 9780631139560
OCLC Number: 12214259
Description: xiii, 297 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Sex, skill and status: Gender divisions and the organization of work in the Leicester hosiery industry / Nancy Grey Osterud --
Opportunities lost and gained: mechanization and women's work in the London bookbinding and printing trades / Felicity Hunt --
The characteristics of sweating: the late nineteenth-century London and Leeds tailoring trade / Jenny Morris --
pt. 2. Expansion and restriction in employment: Domestic service and household production / Edward Higgs --
Jobs for the girls: the expansion of clerical work for women, 1850-1914 / Meta Zimmeck --
The decline of the independent Bâl Maiden: the impact of change in the Cornish mining industry / Gill Burke --
Lost leaders: women, trade unionism and the case of the general union of textile workers, 1875-1914 / Joanna Bornat --
Strategists for change: social feminist approaches to the problems of women's work / Ellen F. Mappen --
The bundle of sticks: women, trade unionists and collective organization before 1918 / Deborah Thom.
Responsibility: edited by Angela V. John.

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