The Clothing Workers of Great Britain

The Clothing Workers of Great Britain

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First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 12.95mm | 340g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138865036
  • 9781138865037

Table of contents

CLOTHING WORKERS OF GB: S P DOBBS: CONTENTS page Author's Preface... ix Introduction by the Rt. Hon. Sidney Webb, LL.B., MP. ... xi chapter I. Introductory... 1 II. The Clothing Trades... 10 III. The Localization of the Industry... 33 IV. Wage Regulation and the Trade Boards... 83 V. The Wage Level and Methods of Wage Payment... 107 VI. Trade Unions... 125 VII. Employers' Associations... 146 VIII... Apprenticeship and the Problem of Recruitment... 161 IX. The Decline of Homework and Sweating. General Review of Conditions in the Industry... 172 Bibliography... 203 Appendix I. Numbers Engaged in the Clothing Trades... 205 Appendix II. Earnings... 207 Appendix III. Methods of Wage-Payment... 209 Appendix IIIa, Example of 'Log' Rates... 209 Appendix IV. Methods of Work in the Retail Bespoke Tailoring Trades... 212 Index... 215show more