Angels of the Workplace: Women and the Construction of Gender Relations in the Canadian Clothing Industry, 1890-1940

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University of Toronto Press, 1997 - History - 333 pages
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This book tries to explain the subtle dynamics of gender discrimination that pervaded the needle trades. The interaction of gender and ethnic culture provide a backdrop to the volatile lives of men and women who worked these trades in the first half of this century.
 

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Contents

Civil War in the Needle Trades
110
Orchestrating Consent
190
This Group of Girls and Men
254

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Mercedes Steedman, Professor of Sociology, Laurentian University.

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