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feminisation of clerical work 1870-1914

Steve McKenna

feminisation of clerical work 1870-1914

by Steve McKenna

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Published by typescript in [s.l.] .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Warwick, 1987.

StatementSteve McKenna.
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Open LibraryOL13922963M

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  In this thoroughly researched monograph, Midori Yamaguchi offers a collective portrait of the lives of the female children of Anglican clerics during the nineteAuthor: Arthur Burns. The Process of Occupational Sex Typing: The Feminization of Clerical Work in Great Britain, by Samuel Cohn. / Heimer, Carol A. In: American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 92, No. 3, , p. Research output: Contribution to journal › Book/Film/Article reviewAuthor: Carol A. Heimer.

Davies' work demonstrates how the feminization of clerical work is historically specific rather than ordained by nature; how it reflects the peculiar forms which patriarchy have assumed in the United States; and how the working class status of contemporary office workers began to take shape at the end of the nineteenth : Margery Davies. WOMEN IN THE 19TH CENTURY: REPRESENTATIONS OF WOMEN IN LITERATURE AND ART IN THE 19TH CENTURYBARBARA EHRENREICH AND DEIRDRE ENGLISH (ESSAY DATE )[This text has been suppressed due to author restrictions][This text has been suppressed due to author restrictions][This text has been suppressed due to author restrictions][This text has been suppressed .


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Thus substantial historical continuities also exist in women’s job description” (McGaw ). Because the role of the typist became so inherently gendered, as well as the surrounding tasks that oftentimes accompanied it, such as clerical work, that job descriptions. To describe the role and position of women in clerical work in the period circa to 2.

To understand the origins of the role and position of women in clerical work hierarchies and to offer reasons for this role and : Stephen David McKenna. clerical work hierarchies and to offer reasons for this role and position The thesis seeks to investigate the historical process through which females entered clerical work over the period to It seeks to assess the role of economic environment in drawing women into clerical work, and the changing 'status' of those women who become clerks.

The. Women's Work: The Feminization and Shifting Meanings of Clerical Work Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Social History 43(2) December with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Women in the Administrative Revolution: The Feminization of Clerical Work [Lowe, Graham S.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Women in the Administrative Revolution: The Feminization of Clerical WorkCited by: The feminisation of clerical work By Stephen David McKenna Get PDF (15 MB)Author: Stephen David McKenna.

During the period clerical work became the occupation of choice for a growing percentage of female labor force participants and, in turn, clerical work became increasingly feminized Author: Kim England.

Women in the administrative revolution: the feminization of clerical work, by Graham S. Lowe. (bound), Toronto Public Library. Original paragraph from Nancy Woloch's book, Women and the American Experience: A Concise History: “The feminization of clerical work and teaching by the turn of the century reflected the growth of business and public education.

It also reflected limited opportunities elsewhere. feminization of clerical work. In the late nineteenth century, clerical work ac-counted for a tiny proportion of all workers, less than one percent in the US in and Canada in Clerical work in the US grew by over percent between and.

Women, work and the office: the feminization of clerical occupations in Canada, - * Graham S. Lowe Department of Sociology University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H4 Abstract.

The purpose of this paper is to offer an explanation of the origins and early development of the feminization process in clerical occupations. Find feminisation from a vast selection of Books, Comics & Magazines. Get great deals on eBay. The Feminisation of Clerical Work in Britain by McKenna, Steve New.# EUR + EUR postage; The Feminization of Clerical Work.

EUR + EUR postage. In the late nineteenth century, clerical work accounted for a tiny proportion of all workers, less than one percent in the US in and Canada in Clerical work in the US grew by over percent between andat which point 9 percent of the labor force held clerical jobs. In the second section, we will describe the evolution of the ‘clerical’ category — focusing largely on Britain — reviewing not only its proportional and numerical growth but also terms and conditions of employment, salary levels and the feminisation of clerical : Rosemary Crompton, Gareth Jones.

Ed Balls, the advisor to the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown, saw British men as having lost ‘the battle of the sexes’ for jobs by the mids (Balls, ; Coward, ).

Indeed, in Cited by: 2. Ale, beer and brewsters in England: women's work in a changing world, / Judith M. Bennett. HD L62 G Women in the administrative revolution: the feminization of clerical work / by Graham S. Lowe. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Provides an account of the feminization of clerical work. The author situates this process within the context of the growth of large-scale organizations in industry and in the public sphere.

Rating. Feminization of clerical work happened during the civil war when men went off to work and the women were left to be file clerks and copyists (hand copying notes or papers); penmanship was very big Women were hired in hospitals; helped wrote letters for those hurt during war to send to love ones Stayed in these jobs when men came home from war.

The feminization of work refers to the processes through which the composition of an occupation changes such that the proportion of women exceeds the proportion of men.

Many occupations are segregated by gender, with men predominating in jobs having higher pay. Davies’ work demonstrates how the feminization of clerical work is historically specific rather than ordained by nature; how it reflects the peculiar forms which patriarchy have assumed in the United States; and how the working class status of contemporary office workers began to take shape at the end of the nineteenth by:   Of great value to sociologists is the finding reported in the book about how the impact of feminisation on the intellectual professions is still ‘fragile and provisional.’Author: D.

Murali.Dr. Davies' work demonstrates how the feminization of clerical work is historically specific rather than ordained by nature; how it reflects the peculiar forms which patriarchy have assumed in the United States; and how the working class status of contemporary office workers began to take shape at the end of the nineteenth century.