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Maternal Reformers and Social Duty

Julia Bush

in Women Against the Vote: Female Anti-Suffragism in Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199248773
eISBN:
9780191714689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248773.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Women's wider social duty was understood by most female anti-suffragists to be a benign extension of their maternal role, though it must not be allowed to overshadow home life. The lives of the five ... More


Emotion Strained through a Thinking Mind: Fannia Cohn, the ilgwu, and the Struggle for Workers’ Education, 1915–1945

Annelise Orleck

in Common Sense and a Little Fire: Women and WoOrleck, Anneliserking-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635910
eISBN:
9781469635934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635910.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From the moment that garment workers began reading to each other on the garment shop floor to make up for their inability to attend school, the drive for education was a central thrust of industrial ... More


Development

Eileen Boris

in Making the Woman Worker: Precarious Labor and the Fight for Global Standards, 1919-2019

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190874629
eISBN:
9780190943707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874629.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Social History

This chapter turns to the construction of a category within a category, “women in developing countries,” whose difference from the Western norm defined the severity of woman’s oppression and made her ... More


Women Workers in India: Issues and Debates

M.S. Sreerekha

in State Without Honour: Women Workers in India's Anganwadis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199468164
eISBN:
9780199088836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468164.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the changes in the nature and politics of women’s work in the context of women workers in India. It contains a review of some of the writings on women’s work in India, ... More


(Re)making spaces and ‘working out ways’: women in the printing industry

Jesse Adams Stein

in Hot Metal: Material Culture and Tangible Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784994341
eISBN:
9781526121158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994341.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Design

This chapter is about the experiences had by women in the printing industry in the second half of the twentieth century. Focusing on the stories of three women – a tablehand, a senior manager and a ... More


The Winter of Discontent: Causes and Context

Tara Martin López

in The Winter of Discontent: Myth, Memory, and History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380291
eISBN:
9781781381588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380291.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The chapter uncovers the major economic, political, social, and cultural causes of the Winter of Discontent. The author addresses key global and national shifts in the late 1960s and 1970s that ... More


Women's Activism Behind the Screens: Trade Unions and Gender Inequality in the British Film and Television Industries

Frances Galt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529206296
eISBN:
9781529214475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206296.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book contributes to important discussions on gender inequality in the present-day film and television industries and labour movement through an historical analysis of women workers and their ... More


The Gendering of the Cultural Revolution, 1919–1934

Stephanie J. Smith

in The Power and Politics of Art in Postrevolutionary Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635682
eISBN:
9781469635699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635682.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 2 analyzes the complex and often contradictory gendered positions of women artists associated with Mexico’s Communist Party during the first decades of the twentieth century. This chapter ... More


Domestic servants and the labour movement, 1870s–1914

Anna Clark

in Labour united and divided from the 1830s to the present

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526126320
eISBN:
9781526138798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126320.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Between the 1870s and 1914, there was no occupation with a higher proportion of women workers than domestic service. Female servants, however, faced the problem that many working-class people, ... More


Mechanical mach(in)ismo: Filippo Tommaso Marinetti

Katia Pizzi

in Italian Futurism and the Machine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780719097096
eISBN:
9781526146694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526121219.00010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The financial assets and entrepreneurial acumen of Filippo Tommaso Marinetti underpinned the mechanical orientation of futurismo, from the early days through to the demise of the movement. ... More


The Great Holston Ordnance Works

Colin F. Baxter

in The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175287
eISBN:
9780813175294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175287.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

Following the brilliant achievements at Wexler Bend, the Tennessee Eastman Company was asked by the government to design and operate what would become known as the Holston Ordnance Works. During the ... More


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