Honest Womanhood


Honest Womanhood
Feminism, Feminity and Class Consciousness Among Toronto Working Women 1893-1914

Roberts, Wayne
Publisher:  New Hogtown Press, Toronto, Canada
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX9205

Roberts' book is a look at paid employment for women at the turn of the century. He looks at the experience of the working women in the labour force, the realities of paid employment and the wages in a time of emerging capitalism. Also included is an analysis of women's role in the labour movement and the reasons for their relative lack of participation in trade unions and labour politics.

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