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Women in the engineering trades

a problem, a solution, and some criticisms; being a report based on an enquiry by a Joint Committee of the Fabian Research Department and the Fabian Women"s Group. By Barbara Drake ...

by Barbara Drake

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Published by Fabian Research Dept., G. Allen & Unwin Ltd. in Westminster, London .
Written in English

  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Employment -- Great Britain,
    • Munition workers,
    • Metal-workers -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      SeriesTrade union series,, no. 3
      LC ClassificationsHD6073.M4 G73
      The Physical Object
      Pagination143, [3] p.
      Number of Pages143
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6610554M
      LC Control Number18017851

      The Orientation to Trades and Technology Curriculum Guide and Resource Book (OTT) was developed to assist people in general, and particularly women, to find a “way in” to technical careers, to prepare them for the rigors of their work, and .   Existing research on women in construction focuses on engineers and entrepreneurs, yet little to no attention has been given to women in trades. Thus, the aim of this research is to review the literature on tradeswomen and to conduct a localized study to determine if demographic variables affect satisfaction with work, pay, opportunities. The Women in Manufacturing Association (WiM) works to empower women workers and strengthen the manufacturing sector. As a (c)(6) non-profit trade association, WiM is dedicated to supporting, promoting, and inspiring women who have chosen careers in the manufacturing industry. Association Management Software.

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