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
Keywords: UK employment; migrant women; women's employment; post-war Britain; labour market; contemporary Britain; real-life accounts; urban studies; sociology; gender studies; migration studies; immigrant regulatory framework, Gender & Politics, Sociology of Organizations & Work, Gender & Politics, Sociology of Organizations & Work