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Women, industry and trade unionism

Women, industry and trade unionism

the Gertrude Tuckwell collection, 1890-1920.

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Published by Harvester in Hassocks .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Original collection kept in the TUC Library.

ContributionsTuckwell, Gertrude M., Trades Union Congress. Library.
The Physical Object
FormatMicrofilm
Pagination17 microfilm reels
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18660917M

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 25 cm. Contents: British women and trade unionism: opportunities made and missed / Norbert C. Soldon --French women and trade unionism: the first hundred years / Theresa McBride --Women in the United States and trade unionism / James J. Kenneally --Women's work and worth: the persistence of . Two new chapters discuss the advances made since the mids when the book was first published, and there is a new foreword by Frances O’Grady, the first woman general secretary of the British TUC. Boston is extremely detailed in recounting the history of women workers’ influence (or lack of it) within the labour movement.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Women Workers and The Trade Unions by Sarah Boston at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! affairs of the unions. To Momoh (), the problem of women participation in trade unionism is not limited to Nigeria as it is a worldwide problem in the industrial set up. Evidence abound that most trade unions in the developed world are still in the hand of men (ILO, ).

Women Workers and the Trade Unions – now republished with the addition of two new chapters – is the only comprehensive account of this neglected overlap of women’s history and labour history. Boston argues that male trade unionists’ exclusionary treatment of women workers contradicted, not only the socialist aims of most trade unions.   Trade unionism, sex segregation, and the state: Women's employment in ‘new industries’ in inter‐war Britain ∗. I would like to thank the TUC for giving me access to their archives, Susan Halford for comments on an earlier draft, and Anne Witz for general discussions on the points covered in this paper.


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