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