The National Federation of Women Workers, 1906-1921

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Springer, Mar 11, 2014 - History - 240 pages
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This book is the first full length history of the all-female National Federation of Women Workers (1906-21) led by the gifted and charismatic Mary Macarthur. Its focus is on the people who made up this pioneering union - the organisers, activists and members who built branches and struggled to improve the lives of Britain's working women.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgements
Beginnings
BuildingaUnion190614
The Final Phase 191821
7
Organisersand Activists
34
Conclusion
137
Select Bibliography Index
1921
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Cathy Hunt is a Senior Lecturer for History at Coventry University, UK. Her research to date has focused on the roles of women in the British labour movement in the first half of the twentieth century, with particular interest on grassroots trade union membership and municipal politics.

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