Unemployment and Employment Policies Concerning Women in Britain, 1900-1951 (Women's Studies, 35)

Unemployment and Employment Policies Concerning Women in Britain, 1900-1951 (Women's Studies, 35)

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This study addresses the three major aspects of Britain's discriminatory approach to women's employment laws which were domestic service, broad unemployment and the links between voluntary bodies and the British state.

Table of Contents

Preface                                            i
Dr. John Shepherd
Foreword iii
Tables v
Acknowledgements vii
Abbreviations ix
Introduction and Overview 1 (24)
`waking up to the fact that there are any 25 (12)
unemployed': The Neglect of Women:
Unemployment and Employment c.1900-1914
The First World War: Voluntary and Public 37 (12)
Solutions to Unemployment 1914-1918
Demobilization and The Central Committee on 49 (56)
Women's Training and Employment in the
Inter-War Years: Unemployment and the
Domestic Solution
Government Policy 1918-1939: Discrimination 105(34)
against women and the Anomalies Act (1931)
Violet Markham: the Central Committee and the 139(30)
Unemployment Assistance Board during the
Inter-War Years
The Second World War employment policy and 169(18)
the Domestic Services Report, 1939-1945
Back to Home and Back to me Factory 1945-51: 187(22)
Employment and Domestic Service
Conclusion 209(4)
Appendix 213(10)
Bibliography 223(10)
Index 233