Threads of Solidarity: Women in South African Industry, 1900-1980
.."". enables us to deepen our understanding of the organization of working women.""A -- International Journal of African Historical Studies
.."". an impressive piece of scholarship."" -- American Journal of Sociology
Virtually ignored by labor historians are the black and white women in South African industries. Drawing on comparative labor history and feminist theory, this important study traces the history of women as industrial workers and trade unionists in South Africa during most of the twentieth century.