Brotherhood of St Laurence

Working life : arguments about work in Australian society / Belinda Probert.

By: Probert, Belinda
Publisher: Melbourne : McPhee Gribble, 1989Description: viii, 198 p. ; 21 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0869140663 (pbk.) :Subject(s): Working class -- Australia | Occupations -- Australia | Women -- Employment -- Australia | Industrial sociology -- Australia | Work -- Social aspects -- Australia | Employment | Food - Sociocultural aspects | Labor -- Social aspects | Labor -- Social aspects -- Australia | Australia | Work | Social conditionsDDC classification: 306.36 PRO LOC classification: HD4901 | .P767 1989
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Includes index.

For secondary school students.

Bibliography: p. 183-194.

Machine derived contents note: Preface Vii -- 1 The Meanings Ofwork -- 2 The Origins Of The Factory 15 -- 3 The Logic Of Trade Unionism 31 -- 4 The Advantages Of Professionalism 53 -- 5 Housework As A Female Occupation 71 -- 6 Women In Paid Employment 89 -- 7 Migrants And 'Dirty Work' 109 -- 8 Technological Change 125 -- 9 Australia In The World Economy 147 -- 10 The Future Of Work 163 -- Further Reading And Sources 183 -- Index 195.

Working Life examines the historical and social forces that have shaped the organisation and regulation of work in Australian society. Hunter-gatherer societies are discussed in chapter 1.

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