Women's groups in British unions
UNSPECIFIED. (2002) Women's groups in British unions. BRITISH JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, 40 (1). pp. 23-48. ISSN 0007-1080Full text not available from this repository.
Women's groups in unions are collective spaces within which women seek to advance their concerns and access empowering positions. This paper examines their pursuit of gender equality in unions. The need to explore unions and women's groups is heightened by women's significance as a source of union membership, and the connection between union revitalization and responsiveness to women. The paper uses case studies of two unions, MSF and USDAW, and seven women's groups. The analysis is structured by a typology, of two frameworks: (i) a typology of gendered equality ideas derived from various literatures, and (ii) the dynamic and linked dimensions of Hyman's (1994) union organization model. Implications for research and theory, and for union policy, and practice, are discussed.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor|
|Journal or Publication Title:||BRITISH JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS|
|Publisher:||BLACKWELL PUBL LTD|
|Number of Pages:||26|
|Page Range:||pp. 23-48|
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