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Gender and trade unions

by Elizabeth Lawrence

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Published by Taylor & Francis in Bristol, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Women labor union members -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-166) and index.

      StatementElizabeth Lawrence.
      SeriesFeminist perspectives on the past and present.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6079.2.G7 L38 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 175 p. ;
      Number of Pages175
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1436134M
      ISBN 100748401466, 0748401474
      LC Control Number93048358

      3. "Gender-doing" by trade unions as large-scale organisations. Trade unions are large-scale organisations which, owing to many mechanisms, their own structures and last but not least their policies, are not helpful in reducing gender differences and in achieving a better status for women's perspectives and living conditions. Drawing on a framing analysis of the discussion of gender equality in the trade union newspaper Journalisten, I argue that the Swedish Union of Journalists and its members took a .

      TRADE UNION SERVICES AND BENEFITS IN AFRICA Edited by: Trywell Kalusopa is indebted to all the workers, trade unions, and researchers who contributed to the production of this book. It is not possible to list all of them here, but we do certainly make mention of some of them. This book could not have come at any other right time than File Size: 2MB. Women in Asia have been organizing to address workplace issues, such as unequal pay and workplace violence as early as the s. The formation of women’s labor unions in South Korea began in the late 's with the Minjung movement, as it is based on the mobilization of young female factory workers and martial law suspended labor rights. Women in South Korea are .

      to transform gender relations at the workplace, in trade unions and within society.1 The Federation of South African Trade Unions (FEDUSA) addresses discrimination based on class, race, gender, health and sexual preference. 2 In , the National Council of Trade Unions (NACTU) adopted. The issues addressed by authors Sundari Anitha and Ruth Pearson lie at the centre of debates on trade union democracy: that is, the relationship between trade unions and their members. The Grunwick strike, in particular, has achieved legendary status in the labour movement as an instance when trade unions are understood to have responded to the.


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