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Women in the labour movement

Women in the labour movement

the British experience

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Published by Croom Helm, Rowman and Littlefield in London, Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Labour Party (Great Britain) -- History,
    • Women in politics -- Great Britain -- History,
    • Women labor union members -- Great Britain -- History,
    • Women in the labor movement -- Great Britain -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Lucy Middleton ; foreword by James Callaghan.
      ContributionsMiddleton, Lucy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1597 .W57 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination221 p. ;
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4906421M
      ISBN 100874719429
      LC Control Number76054160

        s/t: From the First Trade Unions to the Present This book traces women's struggle for freedom, equality & unity on the labor front from the first Colonial trade unions to the struggle for a voice in the 20th century labor movements. Includes a good section of Get A Copy. Amazon; Stores. Libraries; Paperback, pages. Published September 1st by Free Press (first /5.   The labor movement had already resonated with the White affluent women who were leading the broader push for suffrage, but the outrage over the fire was a catalyst, bringing into sharp focus that the fight for representation in both the workplace and in government were inextricably linked.

        Initially the labor movement rooted itself in community organizations and networks in which women were active, both as members and as leaders. This community orientation reclaimed family, relief, and education as political ground for a labor movement seeking to re-establish itself after the losses of the : Elizabeth Faue.   The labor movement had already resonated with the white affluent women who were leading the broader push for suffrage, but the outrage over the fire was a catalyst, bringing into sharp focus that the fight for representation in both the workplace and in government were inextricably linked.

      In , newly-freed black women in Jackson, Mississippi formed a union and went on strike to demand higher wages for their work at laundresses, according to United Healthcare Workers West’s timeline of women’s contributions to the labor movement. But even though women had been contributing to the movement for 50 years, in , the. WOMEN'S LABOR HISTORY, Lois Rita Helmbold and Ann Schofield Before , books that dealt with the history of women and work in the U.S. barely occupied one library shelf.' Stimulated by the reemergence of femi-nism, the activism of the New Left, and the advent of the "new" social history.


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