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Author McDowell, Linda, 1949-
Title Working lives : gender, migration and employment in Britain, 1945-2007 / Linda McDowell.
Published Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
©2013
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Description xiv, 279 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Series RGS-IBG book series.
RGS-IBG book series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [232]-252) and index.
Contents Preface: Leaving home and looking for work -- part 1. Migration and mobilities. Leaving home: migration and working lives -- Gendering labour geographies and histories -- The transformation of Britain -- pt. 2. Out to work: embodied genealogies. Post-war reconstruction, 1945-1951 -- Coming home: the heart of empire, 1948-1968 -- Years of struggle, 1968-1979 -- Privilege and inequality, 1979-1997 -- Back to the future: diversity and precarious labour, 1997-2007 -- Full circle, 1945-2007 -- References -- Appendix: Post-war legislation -- Index..
Subject Women foreign workers -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Women immigrants -- Employment -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Women immigrants -- Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 1945-
Related To Online version: McDowell, Linda, 1949- Working lives Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2013 9781118349236 (DLC) 2013001453
ISBN 9781444339192 (cloth)
1444339192 (cloth)
9781444339185 (pbk.)
1444339184 (pbk.)
OCLC number 824119622