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Young women, employment and the family in interwar England

Selina Todd

Young women, employment and the family in interwar England

by Selina Todd

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

D.Phil. 2003 BLDSC DXN061794.

StatementSelina Todd.
SeriesSussex theses ; S 5441
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 467p. :
Number of Pages467
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18963798M

  The interwar years witnessed a transition in the experience, representation, and treatment of youth. While David Fowler identifies an interwar explosion of a commercialised youth culture, other historians suggest that young people’s lifestyles were fractured by class. More affluent young people were in full‐time education, but the majority of children entered the .   Outlining the expansion of women’s social, recreational, economic and political opportunities, Adrian Bingham has argued that the interwar years saw the articulation of a new modern femininity. 24 Selina Todd’s research demonstrates how paid employment helped define the identity of young women in the interwar period, when labor force Cited by: 8.

Lewis, Jane (), Women in England, – Sexual Divisions and Social Change, Brighton: Wheatsheaf. Google Scholar Lewis-Faning, E. (), A Study of the Trend of Mortality Rates in Urban Communities of England and Wales, with Special Reference to “Depressed Areas”, Reports on Public Health and Medical Subjects, no. 86, London: by: 5. More than munitions: women, work and the engineering industries, Type Book Author(s) Clare Wightman Date Publisher Longman Pub place London, New York Volume Women and men in history ISBN Young women, work, and family in England Library availability.

Japanese women’s lives, like those of women everywhere and in every time, have been shaped by a multitude of factors. The many forces that have affected their fate include their position within the family (and the nature of the family system itself); their social class standing; the predominant religious and social values of their society; and the prevailing legal, economic, and political. Although women's advocacy has been present in Japan since the nineteenth century, aggressive women's suffrage in Japan was born during the turbulent interwar period of the s. Enduring a societal, political, and cultural metamorphosis, Japanese citizens lived in confusion and frustration as their nation transitioned from a tiny isolated body to a viable world power.


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Buy Young Women, Work, and Family in England by Todd, Selina (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: Selina Todd. ‘You’d the Feeling You Wanted to Help’: Young Women, Employment and the Family in Inter-war England With Selina Todd This chapter questions that representation, suggesting that employment profoundly shaped Young women, economic and cultural aspects of young women's : Selina Todd.

Get this from a library. Young Women, Work, and Family in England & ndash; [Selina Todd; Oxford University Press.] -- This fascinating account of young women's lives challenges existing assumptions about working class life and womanhood in England between the end of the First World War and the beginning of the.

98 Miriam Glucksmann, Women assemble: women workers and the new industries in inter-war Britain (London, ), pp. 43–6; Selina Todd, Young women, work and family in England, – (Oxford, ), pp.

56–Cited by: 5. The Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) evolved in the early twentieth century as an association providing social welfare for young working women and education in a Christian model of women’s self-emancipation; byits membership stood at over a million worldwide.

In the inter-war years, the UK organization focused upon the Author: Eve Colpus. This fascinating account of young women's lives challenges existing assumptions about working class life and womanhood in England between the end of the First World War and the beginning of the s.

While contemporaries commonly portrayed young women as pleasure-loving leisure consumers, this book argues that the world of work was in fact central to their life experiences.

Interwar Britain (–) was a period of peace and relative economic stagnation. In politics the Liberal Party collapsed and the Labour Party became the main challenger to the dominant Conservative Party throughout the period. The Great Depression impacted Britain less severely economically and politically than other major nations, although there were severe pockets of Followed by: Second World War.

Get this from a library. Young women, work, and family in England, [Selina Todd] -- "This account of young women's lives challenges existing assumptions about working class life and womanhood in England between the end of the First World War and the beginning of the s.

While. Further problems of evidence run throughout the book. There is too little on the experience of girls, and it is astonishing that nothing is said of domestic service, a declining but still significant form of employment for young women in the interwar years.

As servicemen returned from the war and reclaimed the available jobs, the numbers of women workers in industry and trade declined. Women were forced to take up jobs in domestic service or face benefits being cut by the government.

Some new 'women's jobs' were created in emerging industries - mostly low paid, repetitive, shift work. Women were also involved in trade unions and helped to improve the terrible conditions faced by workers such as long hours, low pay, appalling conditions, and child labor.

Upperclass hostesses campaigned for political parties. Women were seen as unsuited to politics, nor was the world of politics seen as an appropriate place for them. 'Boisterous Workers': Young Women, Industrial Rationalization and Workplace Militancy in Interwar England Article in Labour History Review 68(3) December with 31 Reads.

Interwar England witnessed the emergence of a new generation of socially and financially independent young working-class women who worked in offices, shops, and factories, ‘dressed like actresses’, and were prominent leisure consumers, indulging in cosmetics and confectionery and frequenting the cinema and dance hall.

Agricultural labour and the contested nature of women's work in interwar England and Wales Article in The Historical Journal 52(01) - March Author: Nicola Verdon.

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Interwar Britain (–) was a period of peace and relative economic stagnation. In politics the Liberal Party collapsed and the Labour Party became the main challenger to the dominant Conservative Party throughout the period. The Great Depression impacted Britain less severely economically and politically than other major nations, although Followed by: Second World War.

The interwar years in Britain have traditionally been seen as ones characterized by a backlash against women’s wartime emancipation, the dominant rhetoric of domesticity and motherhood asserting itself in government legislation and popularized in the burgeoning market for women’s magazines.

4 New monthly periodicals aimed at a middle-class audience such as Cited by: 6. In most states, too, the number of employed women after the First World War was roughly comparable to the number employed before the First World War; and even if general employment statistics have disguised changes in the types of work women did (e.g.

an increase in white-collar and factory employment in some countries at the expense of. 'I like this London life the street-sauntering and square-haunting. --Virginia Woolf, diary, Mecklenburgh Square, on the radical fringes of interwar Bloomsbury, was home to activists, experimenters and revolutionaries; among them were the modernist poet H.

D., detective novelist Dorothy L. Sayers, classicist Jane Harrison, economic historian Eileen Power, and/5. Medieval England was a patriarchal society and the lives of women were heavily influenced by contemporary beliefs about gender and authority.

However, the position of women varied according to factors including their social class; whether they were unmarried, married, widowed or remarried; and in which part of the country they lived.

Henrietta Leyser argues that women Rank: 15th out of   2. Finding Nemo Though this classic Disney/PIxar film is an obvious choice, many people forget that Finding Nemo’s endearing protagonist has a physical disability — a stunted fin that challenges his mobility — because it is handled so matter-of-factly.

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