Women in Modern Industry

Women in Modern Industry

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"[...] Organised society had hardly begun to understand the needs and implications of the industrial revolution until quite late in the nineteenth century, and the failure of statesmanlike foresight has been especially disastrous to women, because of their closer relationship to the family. There is no economic necessity under present circumstances for women to work so long, so hard, and for such low wages as they do; on the contrary, we know now that it is bad economy that they should be so employed. But the subordinate position of the girl and the woman in the family, the lack of a tradition of association with her fellows, has reacted unfavourably on her economic capacity in the world of competitive trade. She is preponderantly an immature worker; she expects, quite reasonably, humanly and naturally, to marry. Whether her expectation is or is not destined to be fulfilled, it constitutes an element of impermanence in her[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 290 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 13.72mm | 417.3g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507539436
  • 9781507539439