Women, Other 'Fresh' Workers, and the New Manufacturing Workforce of Interwar Britain
AbstractDuring the interwar years there was a considerable expansion in un/semi-skilled manufacturing employment. This paper examines labour recruitment patterns for the expanding sectors, together with the characteristics employers sought in the new workforce, using national data and case-studies of eight rapidly expanding industrial centres.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Portsmouth University - Department of Economics in its series Papers with number 127.
Length: 32 pages
Date of creation: 1999
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WOMEN ; LABOUR MARKET ; UNITED KINGDOM ; ECONOMIC HISTORY;
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