Protecting women : labor legislation in Europe, the United States, and Australia, 1880-1920 /

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Other Authors: Wikander, Ulla, 1940-, Kessler-Harris, Alice, Lewis, Jane (Jane E.)
Format: Book
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1995
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Table of Contents:
  • "Some kept the flag of feminist demands waving" : debates at international congresses on protecting women workers / Ulla Wikander
  • Equality for men? Factory laws, protective legislation for women in Switzerland, and the Swiss effort for international protection / Regina Wecker
  • "Let England blush" : protective labor legislation, 1820-1914 / Jane Lewis and Sonya O. Rose
  • "All these forms of women's work which endanger public health and public welfare" : protective labor legislation for women in Germany, 1878-1914 / Sabine Schmitt
  • Special labor protection for women in Austria, 1860-1918 / Margarete Grandner
  • Women or workers? The 1889 Labor Law and the debate on protective legislation in the Netherlands / Ulla Jansz
  • "Lagging far behind all civilized nations" : the debate over protective labor legislation for women in Denmark, 1899-1913 / Anna-Birte Ravn
  • Beginning of a "masculine renaissance" : the debate on the 1909 prohibition against women's night work in Sweden / Lynn Karlsson
  • Protection or equality? Debates on protective legislation in Norway / Gro Hagemann
  • "To the most weak and needy" : women's protective labor legislation in Greece / Efi Avdela
  • Paradise for working men but not working women : women's wagework and protective legislation in Australia, 1890-1914 / Renate Howe
  • Paradox of motherhood : night work restrictions in the United States / Alice Kessler-Harris