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Britain"s married women workers.

Viola Klein

Britain"s married women workers.

by Viola Klein

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Published by Routledge & K. Paul, Humanities Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Employment -- Great Britain,
    • Married women -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 161-162.

      SeriesInternational library of sociology and social reconstruction, International library of sociology and social reconstruction (London)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6137 .K54
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 166 p.
      Number of Pages166
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5955389M
      LC Control Number65029636
      OCLC/WorldCa175699

        This article explores the effects of the growth in married women's employment upon the dynamics of British marriages in the post-war period. Drawing on popular sociology, newspapers and women's magazines from the s and s, it shows how shifting patterns of women's labour, linked to longer term demographic and socio-economic trends, prompted . The project, which culminated in Jephcott’s major publication, Married Women Working (), stands out for the central interest that it took in women’s lives, as opposed to the lives of male workers or the broader dynamics of working-class families and networks of kin, which dominated the ‘classic’ sociological texts of the post-war.

        Facts about Britain at work in the Fifties The postwar years were a period of great change in the working lives of many Britons, as the BBC Two Documentary, The British at Work. The period to , sees 'A New Femininity,' a period of time when there was an emphasis on, domesticity and 'a new family centred world,' but where employment for married women expanded faster than before. This chapter looks at militant women of the time, as well as examining the areas of work open to women, and women's s: 3.

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Black, Clementina. Married women's work. New York: Garland Pub., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Census, , Occupational Tables, Table 1; Thomas, Women at Work, pp. 1 and 4; Thomas, Women and Industry, pp. 6–7 (confusingly Thomas states ‘There is no difference between the overall proportions of married, single and widowed women employed in and ’ in spite of quoting 40 per cent married in compared with 43 per cent in.


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location London. Imprint Routledge. DOI https://doi. Buy Britain's Married Women Workers (International Library of Society) First Edition by Klein, Viola (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Synopsis A survey made in Great Britain during and documents the working conditions and homelife of married women : Clementina Black.

Cover of Marie Stopes's bestseller, Married Love. Around the start of her divorce proceedings inStopes began to write a book about the way she thought marriage should work. In Julyshe met Margaret Sanger, who had just given a talk on. Medieval England was a patriarchal society and the lives of women were heavily influenced by contemporary beliefs about gender and authority.

However, the position of women varied according to factors including their social class; whether they were unmarried, married, widowed or remarried; and in which part of the country they lived.

Henrietta Leyser argues that women. In other words, even though industrialization itself did not increase dramatically between andthe entry of 10 percent more married women into the workforce during that time was caused by industrialization. From tothe percent of white married women in the labor force increased by more than 40 percent.

A woman's place used to be in the home – women gave up work after marrying, and husbands were the breadwinners. That's what we have long believed. The very idea that a woman would hold down a. At first, only single women aged were called up, but by mid, almost 90 per cent of single women and 80 per cent of married women were employed in essential work for the war effort.

Other advice books stressed good grooming and over-scrupulous housework to such an extent that it seems amazing that any housewife ever had time to contemplate even part-time work, whereas Women's Employment, while accepting that appearance and domestic responsibilities were very important, focused on paid, or at least worthy voluntary work, as.

Books. Women's History in Britain, ed. June Purvis (London UCL Press ) A collection of essays covering a range of topics from women's work and the family to education, health. Books; Gender, Work and Wages in Industrial Revolution Britain A major study of the role of women in the labour market of Industrial Revolution Britain.

It is well known that men and women usually worked in different occupations, and that women earned lower wages than men. “ ‘A Measure of Legal Independence’: The Married. Determination not to start married life sharing with the in-laws made for long engagements. Young Women, Work and Family in England – is in almost every respect an admirable book—it does what it says on the jacket and its footnotes catalogue the rich evidence for this important topic.

My only regret is that, for the reader, the dense and properly. The first book of its kind to study this period, Gerry Holloway's essential student resource works chronologically from the early s to the end of the twentieth century and examines over years of women's employment history.

With suggestions for research topics, an annotated bibliography to aid further research, and a chronology of important events which places the.

Men’s and women’s roles became more sharply defined during the Victorian period than arguably at any time in history.

In earlier centuries it was usual for women to work alongside husbands and brothers in the family business, but as the nineteenth century progressed, middle-class men increasingly commuted to their place of work – the factory, shop or office – and their wives.

Marie Stopes was a distinguished academic scientist and became the youngest doctor of science in Britain. But when her book Married Love was published on Mait completely changed her. The 'New Women' of late nineteenth-century Britain were seen as defying society's conventions.

Studying this phenomenon from its origins in the s to the outbreak of the Great War, Gillian Sutherland examines whether women really had the economic freedom to challenge norms relating to work, political action, love and marriage, and surveys literary and pictorial representations of the New Woman.

Her publications include the books: Women’s Identities at War: Gender, Motherhood, and Politics in Britain and France during the First World War (); Women and the First World War (); The First World War: A Brief History with Documents (); and At Home and Under Fire: Air Raids and Culture in Britain from the Great War to the Blitz.

A new book says married women are miserable. Don’t believe it. she argues that men were routinely executed for sodomy in Britain during the s. But as the interviewer pointed out, it.