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Women workers and the Industrial Revolution, 1750-1850.

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Main Author: Pinchbeck, Ivy
Published: London : Cass, 1969.
Edition: 1st ed.
Topics: Women - Employment - Great Britain. | Industrial revolution - Great Britain. | Femmes - Travail - Grande-Bretagne. | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS - Labor. | POLITICAL SCIENCE - Labor & Industrial Relations.
Regions: Great Britain - Economic conditions - 1760-1860. | Grande-Bretagne - Entreprises - Histoire. | Grande-Bretagne - Conditions économiques - 1760-1860. | Great Britain.
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; INTRODUCTION; PART I THE EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE; I WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY; (1) Farmers' Wives; (2) Dairywomen; (3) Women Servants in Husbandry; (4) Cottagers' Wives; II THE AGRARIAN REVOLUTION; Agricultural Progress and Women Experimental Farmers; Social Changes in the Farmhouse; The Boarding of Labourers in the Farm; Reorganisations in Dairy Farming; The Disappearance of the Small Farmer; Social and Economic Conditions of the Labourers; III THE APPEARANCE OF WOMEN DAY LABOURERS.
Women's Work and Wages at Harvest TimeReasons for the Appearance of the new Day Labourers; Attempts to provide Agricultural Work for Distressed Spinners; The Tasks of Women Labourers; War-time Employment; The Extent of Women's Employment, 1780-1815; The Bondage System; IV AGRICULTURAL DEPRESSION AND THE POOR LAW; Agricultural Distress; The Old Poor Law; Unemployment and Parish Occupations for Women; Continued Employment of Women in Agriculture; The Effects of Poor Law Administration on Women's Employment; Extent of Women's Employment during the Depression.
The Position of Single Women under the Old Poor LawV RURAL CONDITIONS IN THE MID-NINETEENTH CENTURY; Effects of the Poor Law Amendment Act on Women's Employment; The Gang System; General Conditions of Employment in 1843; The Proportion of Rural Women Employed in Agriculture in 1843; Earnings of Women Labourers; The Importance of Women's Earnings in Labourers' Families; The Effects of Women's Work on Men's Wages and Employment; The Suitability of Day Labour for Women; Rural Housing Conditions; The Standard of Domestic Comfort; Education of the Agricultural Classes.
The Disappearance of the Woman Day LabourerPART II WOMEN IN INDUSTRY AND TRADE; VI TEXTILE INDUSTRIES-THE DOMESTIC SYSTEM; The Cotton Industry:; (1) The Tasks of Women Cotton Workers in the Home; (2) The New Inventions; The Woollen Industry:; (1) The Organisation of the Trade; (2) Women Workers under the Domestic System; VII TEXTILE INDUSTRIES-THE SPINNERS; The Wheel and the Distaff; Cotton, Flax and Wool Spinners; The Number of Spinners; Organisation:; (1) Independent Producers; (2) Wage Earners; Spinning Wages; The Transition from Hand to Machine Spinning:; (1) The Cotton Industry.
(2) The Woollen IndustryVIII TEXTILE INDUSTRIES-THE HANDLOOM WEAVERS; Position of Women in the Trade in the Eighteenth Century; Apprenticeship and Entrance to the Trade; The Increasing Proportion of Women Weavers at the end of the Century; Women's Work in Different Branches of the Trade; Wages of Women Weavers; The Decline of Handloom Weaving; The Effects of Women's Competition; Working Conditions of Handloom Weavers; IX TEXTILE INDUSTRIES-FACTORY WORKERS; Sources of the New Factory Population; Occupations of Women in the Factory; The Regulation of Hours; Women's Factory Wages.

Table of Contents for: Women workers and the Industrial Revolut