Match Women's Strike, 1888

Jackie Lane

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Late nineteenth century society was still fundamentally patriarchal … husbands and fathers held sway over the women in their familial circle, while employers and politicians were still almost exclusively men … this strike stands out as a watershed event in the evolution of feminism, demonstrating that women too could be successful in bargaining with their employers for improved conditions.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWomen's Legal Landmarks
Subtitle of host publicationCelebrating the history of women and law in the UK and Ireland
EditorsErika Rackley, Rosemary Auchmuty
Place of PublicationOxford, UK
PublisherHart Publishing
ISBN (Electronic)9781782259787, 9781782259794
ISBN (Print)9781782259770, 1782259775
Publication statusPublished - 27 Dec 2018


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