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Women, workplace protest and political identity in England, 1968–85

Jonathan Moss


This book draws upon original research into women’s workplace protest to deliver a new account of working-class women’s political identity and participation in post-war England. In doing so, the book contributes a fresh understanding of the relationship between feminism, workplace activism and trade unionism during the years 1968-1985. The study covers a period that has been identified with the ‘zenith’ of trade union militancy. The women’s liberation movement also emerged in this period, which produced a shift in public debates about gender roles and relations in the home and the workplace. I ... More

Keywords: Women, Work, Protest, Feminism, Trade unions, Oral history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781526124883
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526124883.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jonathan Moss, author
Lecturer in Politics at the University of Sussex