Angels of the Workplace
Women and the Construction of Gender Relations in the Canadian Clothing Industry, 1890-1940

Steedman, Mercedes
Publisher:  University of Toronto Press, Canada
Year Published:  1997
Pages:  346pp   Price:  $26.95   ISBN:  978-1-4426-0982-2
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX12165

Examines how the intricate weaving together of the meanings of class, gender, ethnicity, family, and the workplace created a job ghetto for women. Detailing the disparities between men and women in terms of wages and representation, this book is the definitive history of discrimination against women in Canada's clothing industry.

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