Industrial Causes of Congestion of Population in New York City Volume 109

Industrial Causes of Congestion of Population in New York City Volume 109

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...nationalities living in lower Manhattan, in the most congested sections, nearest their work. The striking feature is that in each group the females show a larger and usually a very much larger proportion of their total residing in this section. Tables 55 and 56 strengthen these results. In each nationality larger proportions of the women workers walk to work. In measuring distribution by time-distance the nearer residence of the females is very well shown. Table 55 Comparison of Nationalities and Carfare of Male and Female Workers Employea in Lower Manhattan. In all the data presented showing comparisons between males and females among the nationality groups, the striking features are the much nearer residence of the females, the smaller proportion walking to work, and the smaller average time-distance in almost all the groups. As between the sexes within the various nationality groups, the conclusion seems almost irresistible that the women workers live much nearer the factory than the men. These facts would seem to indicate that, in the various nationality groups, the residence mobility of men is greater than that of women. The investigation of nationalities does not give a clearcut result, as did the investigation of hours of work and wages. A tendency of the recent immigrants, or the nation Tabi.k 56 SUMMARY Comparison of Nationalities and Time-Distance of Male and Female Workert in Lamer Manhattan alities which have recently immigrated, to live in congested downtown Manhattan is indicated. The real test of the effect of nationality on congestion will be the comparison of the distribution of those in Manhattan and those in other parts of Greater New York. Summary Analysis and consideration of the data returned by workers in factories...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236875443
  • 9781236875440