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Gender Democracy in Trade Unions

1st Edition

By Anne McBride

Routledge

202 pages

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eBook (VitalSource) : 9781315202327
pub: 2018-02-05
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This title was first published in 2001. Detailed interviews with activists and case studies of decision-making bodies show how different membership groups exploit equal opportunities strategies to facilitate or impede women. These case studies expose the conundrum of understanding women as a differentiated but distinct membership group. They illustrate why women activists need to be understood in their diverse and multiple roles of being low paid workers, black women, lesbians and members of political parties, but also demonstrate that women are most empowered when treated as an oppressed social group.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General