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Patterns of employment of working-class women in Glasgow, 1890-1914.

Alice Jacqueline Mary . Albert

Patterns of employment of working-class women in Glasgow, 1890-1914.

by Alice Jacqueline Mary . Albert

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Published by University of Victoria in Victoria (B.C.) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination163 leaves
Number of Pages163
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Open LibraryOL13899618M

Germany - Germany - Foreign policy, – Bismarck’s successors rapidly abandoned his foreign policy. The Reinsurance Treaty of with Russia was dropped, leaving Germany more firmly tied to the Dual Monarchy and Russia free to conclude an alliance with France in Within four years Friedrich von Holstein, a councillor in the political division of the foreign office, had. women in relation to equality law and pe nsions, part-time employment, equal pay and equal treatment. 26 This high prominence precedes the election of the.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: The standard of living debate / R.A. Cage --Population and employment characteristics / R.A. Cage --Housing / John Butt --Health in Glasgow / R.A. Cage --Glasgow working-class politics / I.G.C. Hutchison --Popular culture in Glasgow / Elspeth King. Women's labor APUSH: KC‑II.A (KC), SOC (Theme), Unit 4: Learning Objective F From the Lowell factory workers to the feminized role of the American schoolteacher, women began to make professional strides during the first half of the 19th century.

  In Scotland, the People's Palace Museum on Glasgow Green contains lots of artefacts relating to women's lives including a whole section on working-class housing. Also in Glasgow. FONTS Role Of Women - Women's Chores. 19 Century Done majority of the house responsible for the work at home provided the family with what was needed by doing house work if married they stayed home to take care of their kids as few women joined professions men dominated.


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Patterns of employment of working-class women in Glasgow, 1890-1914 by Alice Jacqueline Mary . Albert Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a study of working women in Scotland in the period – In a scholarly analysis, based on a wide range of contemporary sources, the book uncovers the patterns of women's employment, their involvement in and relationship to trade unionism, and the forms of their workplace resistance and struggles.

Focusing particularly on women working in Dundee's jute industry, the study Author: Eleanor Gordon. A study of working women in Scotland in the late s, this book uncovers the patterns of employment, involvement in and relationship to trade unions, and the forms of workplace resistance and struggles in which these women engaged.

Focusing particularly on women working in Dundee's jute industry, Gordon integrates labor and gender history, which challenges many assumptions about the. Glasgow is puritanical and not a hotbed of working class radicals - new history book challenges long held beliefs Michael Fry's 'Glasgow: A History Author: Anna Burnside.

Women’s History Review, Volume 9, Number 4, The Economic Role of Middle-class Women in Victorian Glasgow ELEANOR GORDON University of Glasgow, United Kingdom GWYNETH NAIR University of Paisley, United Kingdom ABSTRACT It has long been recognised that working-class women. First published inthis book contains a collection of ten essays that document the feminine stereotypes that women fought against, and only partially erased, a hundred years ago.

In an introductory essay, Martha Vicinus describes the perfect Victorian lady, showing that the ideal was a combination of sexual innocence, conspicuous. Between and a steady transformation occurred in employment patterns as more women entered the labor market, stayed at work longer, and moved into white-collar occupations.

Nevertheless, women’s economic experiences remained distinct from men’s, subject to gendered limitations, and determined by demographic characteristics to a. With education, women had opportunity to create a career, as opposed to holding a job.

An educated woman might be employed as a nurse, teacher, or secretary. These women would make more money and work less than their lower class counterparts. The lower class of course, had fewer options.

With little education, women typically took jobs as laborers. Working—Class women in the Weimar Republic faced a complex and disorienting political situation. The revolutionary government granted women the right to vote in Novemberbut then ousted many women from their wartime jobs with the assistance of the trade unions and factory councils.

The ‘Great Depression’ from the mid s to the mid s saw working-class real wages rise dramatically, while unemployment remained close to the levels of the mid-Victorian decisive factor in improved living standards was not money wages, even though they continued upwards, but the dramatic fall in prices most marked in food and other staples, goods that accounted for much.

The war had the effect of democratising the movement in that more working class women became politically active. In women over the age of 30 got the vote and ten years later equal voting. See also Steams, P., ‘Working Class Women in Britain –’, in Viners, M. (ed.), Suffer and be Still, Bloomington, Indiana, – suggesting that the whole wage system was also typical of working-class families in London in the late nineteenth century.

The social structure of the United Kingdom has historically been highly influenced by the concept of social class, which continues to affect British society today.

British society, like its European neighbours and most societies in world history, was traditionally (before the Industrial Revolution) divided hierarchically within a system that involved the hereditary transmission of occupation.

Working-class women often had occupations to make ends meet, and to ensure family income in the event that a husband became sick, injured, or died. There was no workers' compensation until late in the Victorian era, and a husband too ill or injured to work often meant an inability to pay the rent and a stay at the dreaded Victorian workhouse.

This chapter deals with Scottish politics between and and its impact on working-class women. The Labour Party was even less successful in Scotland than in other parts of the country.

In the second decade of the 20th century there was a flowering of socialist and labour organizations, which spearheaded a number of campaigns attracting widespread popular support for the Labour Party.

2 Koditschek, Theodore: "The Gendering of the British Working Class", in: Gender & History 92 (),p 3 Poovey: Making a Social Body. 4 Catriona Parratt () Little means or time: Working-class women and leisure in late Victorian and.

including employment patterns, transport, emigration and immigration, health, housing, poverty and wealth and religion will be dealt with in detail in a number of supporting texts.

PRE-INDUSTRIAL SCOTLAND ECONOMIC CHANGE INDUSTRIALISATION BEFORE Around the Scottish economy found itself undergoing the beginnings of. labour in Glasgow, I In the quarter of a century before the outbreak of the First World War, the employment prospects of a sizable proportion of Glasgow's working-class population were largely influenced by the prevailing economic climate in the iron and.

Start studying Chap 18, & 19 test. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. From Institution to Intimacy: Courtship, Marriage and Marriage Breakdown in Historical Perspective, c to On 12 and 13 Septemberthe History of Working-Class Marriage in Scotland research project hosted an international symposium: From Institution to Intimacy: Courtship, Marriage and Marriage Breakdown in Historical Perspective, c to This book is concerned with the nineteenth-century education, family life and employment of working-class girls and women.

Based on extensive local research, it also draws on evidence from social, labour and women's history in a wide-ranging analysis of the purposes and practices of girls' education within a variety of forms of schooling, both public and private. Get this from a library! Women and the labour movement in Scotland, [Eleanor Gordon] -- A study of working women in Scotland in the period In a detailed analysis based on a wide range of contemporary sources, the author uncovers the patterns of their employment their.

Glasgow Central: A history of working class struggle By Steve James and Stephen Alexander 9 April Glasgow Central offers a remarkable historical cross section of .Working-class women in Britain, Peter N.

Stearns. Year of publication: Authors: Stearns, Peter N. Published in: Workers in the industrial revolution: recent studies of labor in the United States and Europe.

- New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books, ISBN X. -p.