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Girls, Wives, Factory Lives

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Product description

This is a book about women workers. It is about the work they do and the way they feel about it, about the attitudes they bring into the factory from home, school and the wider society, and about the experiences they take home at the end of the day.

The background is one of British economic decline. The women produce tobacco, but their experience of work would be little different for any other commodity. They work for a giant diversified corporation whose needs for 'rationalisation' and 'increased productivity' lead first to redundancies and then to the closure of the factory. The town is Bristol but it could be anywhere. The pattern of events has become all too common.

There is some fading to the edges of the pages, otherwise the book is in very good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Pollert, Anna
Condition:
As new
Edition:
1981
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0333291786
Number of pages:
250
Publisher:
MacMillan
Title:
Girls, Wives, Factory Lives

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About this item

This is a book about women workers. It is about the work they do and the way they feel about it, about the attitudes they bring into the factory from home, school and the wider society, and about the experiences they take home at the end of the day.

The background is one of British economic decline. The women produce tobacco, but their experience of work would be little different for any other commodity. They work for a giant diversified corporation whose needs for 'rationalisation' and 'increased productivity' lead first to redundancies and then to the closure of the factory. The town is Bristol but it could be anywhere. The pattern of events has become all too common.

There is some fading to the edges of the pages, otherwise the book is in very good condition.

Author(s):
Pollert, Anna
Condition:
As new
Edition:
1981
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0333291786
Number of pages:
250
Publisher:
MacMillan
Title:
Girls, Wives, Factory Lives

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