A Hidden Workforce

Homeworkers in England, 1850–1985

  • Authors
  • Shelley Pennington
  • Belinda Westover
Book

Part of the Women in Society book series (WOSO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Shelley Pennington, Belinda Westover
    Pages 1-14
  3. Shelley Pennington, Belinda Westover
    Pages 15-29
  4. Shelley Pennington, Belinda Westover
    Pages 30-43
  5. Shelley Pennington, Belinda Westover
    Pages 44-65
  6. Shelley Pennington, Belinda Westover
    Pages 66-81
  7. Shelley Pennington, Belinda Westover
    Pages 82-101
  8. Shelley Pennington, Belinda Westover
    Pages 102-125
  9. Shelley Pennington, Belinda Westover
    Pages 126-151
  10. Shelley Pennington, Belinda Westover
    Pages 152-170
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 171-191

About this book

Introduction

A study of women homeworkers in the context of the changing status of women from 1850 to 1985, this examines the changes in the homework labour force, and the alternatives open to women. The authors critically evaluate attempts to improve the position of homeworkers and comment on future prospects.

Keywords

family trade union trade unions Union women work

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