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Women, work and war

Nobuko Nakamura

Women, work and war

industrial mobilisation and demobilisation, Coventry and Bolton, 1940-1946

by Nobuko Nakamura

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


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Warwick, 1984.

Statementby Nobuko Nakamura.
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Open LibraryOL14830091M

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vickers, Jeanne. Women and war. London ; Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Zed Books, (OCoLC) Material Type.   Women are used in war, as MacMillan points out, but their work has not necessarily been honoured or commemorated. They are .

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.   “a fascinating and entertaining read, and a welcome addition to the world of epic fantasy.” A blend of the traditional Western European epic fantasy and the birth control revolution of the s, The Women’s War takes the reader on a journey toward revolution. The book begins as so many Western European epic fantasies do, with warring kingdoms and serfs .

  During World War II the percentage of American women who worked outside the home at paying work increased from 25% to 36%. More married women, more mothers, and more minority women found jobs than had before the war. (Adam-Smith, Patsy , Australian Women At War, Penguin Books, Australia, p 5) By , the tides of war had shifted to Australia's doorstep and roles changed out of sheer necessity. Australian women entered the workforce in unprecedented numbers and were even allowed to take on 'men's work'. These were jobs for the war, not for life.


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This book looks at how and why women were employed, and in what ways society’s attitudes towards women workers did or did not change during the war.

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Women joined the federal government in massive numbers during World War II. Nearly a million "government girls" were recruited for war work. In addition, women volunteers aided the war effort by planting victory gardens, canning produce, selling war bonds, donating blood, salvaging needed commodities and sending care packages.

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Clementina Black and Hilda Martindale continued their work trying to protect women workers in London. Women filled many jobs brought into existence by wartime needs.

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From Margaret Atwood to Daisy Zamora, Simone de Beauvoir to Virginia Woolf, many of the world's greatest women writers have reflected upon one of humanity's most tragic and powerful experiences: war.

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