Technological changes in relation to women"s employment by Ethel L. Best

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Published by G.P.O. in Washington .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Women -- Employment -- United States,
  • Machinery in the workplace,
  • Industrial efficiency

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Statementby Ethel L. Best
SeriesBulletin of the Women"s Bureau -- no. 107, Bulletin (United States. Women"s Bureau) -- 107
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 39 p. :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15582990M
LC Control Number35099000

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Women's many contributions to technology are frequently left out of the history books. But lately, that's been changing — at least a little. Ada Lovelace, considered the first computer. CAMBRIDGE – Since the dawn of the industrial age, a recurrent fear has been that technological change will spawn mass unemployment.

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Accompanying and supporting the dramatic increases in the power. Drawing on research from a number of European countries, the contributors to this book present nine detailed studies on women's work spanning 2 centuries and dealing with a variety of work environments.

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