Protecting women : labor legislation in Europe, the United States, and Australia, 1880-1920 /
- Publication info:
- Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1995.
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- Protecting women : labor legislation in Europe, the United States, and Australia, 1880-1920 / edited by Ulla Wikander, Alice Kessler-Harris, and Jane Lewis ; with the assistance of Jan Lambertz.
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Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1995
- Physical Description:
viii, 379 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -363) and index.
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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.