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128 pages : illustrations (some color, including maps) ; 22 cm. Series: The new democracy "Designed and produced by Adprint Ltd London ; Copyright 1945 by Adprint Ltd London ..."--title page verso. "First published by Nicholson & Watson in association with Wells Gardner Darton & Co Ltd, London, 1945"--title page verso. Contents: The scope of women's work. The wartime revolution -- The rise of the "dependent" family -- The effect of marriage -- Law and custom -- The work women do. Changes in numbers and jobs -- The middle-class woman -- Woman's dual role. Differences in pay -- Do women need less? -- The economic factors -- Workers and wives -- Public opinion and the married woman worker -- Women and work in the post-war world. Some effects of the war -- The double-job woman -- The part-time worker -- Women and the community. Photographic Editor: Paul Rotha. "Reading list": page 128. Information graphics. Book has ink property stamp on front endsheet: Ministry of Labour & National Service, Factory Department, Information Service. Case binding.

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London : Nicholson & Watson, 1945. Norwich : Printed in Great Britain by Jarrold & Sons Limited ©1945


Nicholson & Watson




women, employment, workers, labor, Great Britain, United Kingdom, graphic design


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Women and Work



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