9781444339192

Working Lives Gender, Migration and Employment in Britain, 1945-2007

  • ISBN 13:

    9781444339192

  • ISBN 10:

    1444339192

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 07/15/2013
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

Full of unique and compelling insights into the working lives of migrant women in the UK, this book draws on more than two decades of in-depth research to explore the changing nature of women’s employment in post-war Britain.

  • A first-rate example of theoretically located empirical analysis of labour market change in contemporary Britain
  • Includes compelling case studies that combine historical documentation of social change with fascinating first-hand accounts of women’s working lives over decades
  • Integrates information gleaned from more than two decades of in-depth research
  • Revealing comparative analysis of the similarities and differences in the lives of immigrant working women in post-war Britain
  • Features real-life accounts of women’s under-reported experiences of migration

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