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Trade union survey 1979 - women in trade unions.

Irish Congress of Trade Unions.

Trade union survey 1979 - women in trade unions.

by Irish Congress of Trade Unions.

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Published by I.C.T.U. in Dublin .
Written in English


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Jennifer Curtin analyses how women trade unionists have sought to make trade union structures and policy agendas more inclusive of the interests of women workers in Cited by: Drawing upon the social contract and the Winter of Discontent as case studies, this chapter demonstrates how the media reporting of events, along with narratives of over powerful trade unions from politicians facilitated notions of blame.

It asks how trade unions came to be blamed for growing (or perceived) economic problems of the : Christopher Kirkland. Women need to know how unions can help them and the best way is through personal contact with a woman unionist.

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Women in trade unions: a case study of participation in New Zealand. [Alan J Geare; John M Howells; Joyce J Herd; Victoria University of Wellington. Industrial Relations Centre.] -- "This research monograph is the work of three members of the staff of the University of Otago.

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