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Gender, work and education in Britain in the 1950s

Author
Spencer, Stephanie, 1952-
Title
Gender, work and education in Britain in the 1950s / Stephanie Spencer.
Format
Book
Published
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Description
xii, 253 p. ; 23 cm.
URL
<Contributor biographical information> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0624/2005045417-b.html
<Publisher description> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0624/2005045417-d.html
<Table of contents only> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0624/2005045417-t.html
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 234-245) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction : the forgotten generation
  • Women and the welfare state
  • Formal education and career choice
  • Advaice manuals and Women's employment
  • The career novels
  • Girl to Woman
  • "My own front door" remembering the 1950s.
Kinsey subjects
Women and education--Great Britain--20th century, 1940-1959.
Women and employment--Great Britain--20th century, 1940-1959.
Status of women--Great Britain--20th century, 1940-1959.
Subject headings
Great Britain--Social conditions--1945-
ISBN
1403938164 (cloth)
9781403938169 (cloth)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
160.44 S67 g3 2005
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute