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.
|Title of host publication||Women's Legal Landmarks|
|Subtitle of host publication||Celebrating the history of women and law in the UK and Ireland|
|Editors||Erika Rackley, Rosemary Auchmuty|
|Place of Publication||Oxford, UK|
|ISBN (Electronic)||9781782259787, 9781782259794|
|ISBN (Print)||9781782259770, 1782259775|
|Publication status||Published - 27 Dec 2018|