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McDowell, Linda

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

McDowell, Linda - Working Lives: Gender, Migration and Employment in Britain, 1945-2007, ebook

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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: Geography of Population & Migration, UK employment, migrant women, women&rsquo, s employment, post-war Britain, labour market, contemporary Britain, real-life accounts, urban studies, sociology, gender studies, migration studies, immigrant regulatory framework

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
RGS-IBG Book Series
Page amount
296 pages
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118349243
Printed ISBN
9781444339185

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