Dignity and Daily Bread: New Forms of Economic Organising Among Poor Women in the Third World and the First

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Sheila Rowbotham, Swasti Mitter
Psychology Press, 1994 - Medical - 233 pages
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First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
  

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Contents

a global overview
14
Women in the Bombay cotton textile industry 19191940
53
The conditions and organisational activities of women in Free
73
the Nineteenth
100
organising women
114
Deindustrialisation and the growth of womens economic
139
Strategies against sweated work in Britain 18201920
158
Homework in West Yorkshire
193
Conclusion
218
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About the author (1994)

Sheila Rowbotham is Professor of Gender and Labour History at the University of Manchester, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Her many books include "A Century of Women: The History of Women in Britain and the United States in the Twentieth Century" and "Promise Of A Dream: Remembering the Sixties". She has written for, among other newspapers, the "Guardian, The Times, The Independent, New Statesman", and "The New York Times".

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