American Apprenticeship and Industrial Education

American Apprenticeship and Industrial Education

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...article by Mrs. H. M. Hitchcox, "The Business of Home-Making," Proceedings Ninth Annual Convention of the Not. 50: . Promotion Industrial Education, pp. 187-195. 1See a note by Emilie L. Wells, Am. Ec. R8'l'., vol. ii, p. 439. Also Sidney and Beatrice Webb, Problems of Modern Industry, pp. 63-64. (5) In order to be a good mother and house-wife, her work must not be restricted to the confines of the home itself. She should know the proper opportunities for family recreation, and if they are not present, be able and willing to cooperate to secure them. It is an integral part of her qualifications that she be interested in and able to pass upon school training and administration. (6) Woman must not be completely subordinated to the home itself. " Kirche, Kiiche, und Kinder " should not fill her whole horizon. Most men have emphasized the importance of training in home-making because of the fear that otherwise they would not be comfortable. VVe should recognize that woman is a free functioning personality, and that the training given to make her more efficient should not obliterate the emphasis upon her right to think and act for herself. I V Summary Women in industry perform low-grade, routine operations. They are seldom employed in the same occupation with men. The wages of men and women are indeed fixed in different markets.1 (I) V/omen in agriculture are not skilled farmers and need little or no training. (2) Little skill on the whole is required, in domestic and personal service as it is now conducted. There are how ever, opportunities to develop and train this class of workers which have not been seized. (3) In manufacturing, women are at the bottom of the industrial ladder. They work chiefly at automatic tasks...show more

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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236981782
  • 9781236981783