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Women workers in contemporary Britain

Ann Bridgwood

Women workers in contemporary Britain

a study of workshop behaviour, with special reference to a printing firm in Bradford.

by Ann Bridgwood

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Published in Bradford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

M.Sc. thesis. Typescript.

SeriesTheses
The Physical Object
Pagination206p.
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13693971M

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Women And Work In Wartime Britain 2 in new forms of arduous manual labour. One journalist wrote, ‘The extremist feminist in her wildest moments would not advocate dock-labouring, mining or road-digging as suitable employment for women’. Some feminists had drawn attention to the equal, unseen rigours of domestic work. More women are in work than ever before as official figures show a record-breaking 14 million now have jobs. The female employment rate reached .

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