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Sweated trades and sweated labor

Sweated trades and sweated labor

a study of industrial disorganization and worker attitudes in the London Clothing Trades, 1867-1909.

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Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Illinois, 1975.

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Open LibraryOL21292329M

Define sweated. sweated synonyms, sweated pronunciation, sweated translation, English dictionary definition of sweated. v. sweated or sweat, sweating, sweats v. intr. 1. To excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin; perspire. Strenuous labor or exertion: It took a lot of sweat to move the piano. 5. ‘Most major-clothing stores traffic in sweated labor.’ ‘Examples of such sectors are homeworking, the sweated industries, cleaning, or some of the worst part of the catering industry or the fast food trade.’ ‘Tenement labor was broadly decried as a form of sweated family labor.’.

  Rejecting the argument that sweating was merely a London or gender related problem, it paints a picture of a widespread and constantly shifting pattern of sweated labour across the country, that was to eventually persuade the government to introduce legislation in the form of the Trades Cited by: 5. Victorian Working Women: Sweated Labor John Burnett, Professor of Social History, Brunel University straw-plaiters and women workers in the score or more of 'sweated' trades where they worked in their own homes, sometimes whole-time, sometimes part-time, must have escaped the Census investigators, especially when it was feared that.

Definition of sweated in the Idioms Dictionary. sweated phrase. What does sweated expression mean? Schmiechen's book will be better remembered for what it has to say about sweated industries than for what it tells us about sweated labor. Sweated industries and sweated labor: the London clothing trades, For example, speaking of how western manufacturing was outsourced to "cheap wage locations" in the third or "underdeveloped" world, he denounces the treatment of the "'peripheral' countries, which were, he says, "subjected to sweated labor, privatized facilities, slashed welfare, and surreally inequitable terms of trade.


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The 'Sweated Trades': Working life in the early 20th century In the Trade Board Act introduced legally enforceable minimum wages for the first time. Trade Boards were established to regulate wages in specific 'sweated' trades - industries with long working hours, poor working conditions and low pay, many of which relied on women workers.

Rejecting the argument that sweating was merely a London or gender related problem, it paints a picture of a widespread and constantly shifting pattern of sweated labour across the country, that was to Sweated trades and sweated labor book persuade the government to introduce legislation in the form of the Trades Board by: 5.

Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. Women workers and the sweated trades: the origins of minimum wage legislation. Jenny Morris. Gower, Business & Economics / General Business & Economics / Labor Labor policy Labor.

Sweated work, weak bodies: anti-sweatshop campaigns and languages of labor / Sweated Work, Weak Bodies is the first book on the origins of sweatshops, exploring how they came to represent the dangers of industrialization and the perils of immigration.

Sweated Industries and Sweated Labor: A Study of Industrial Disorganization and Worker Attitudes in the London Clothing Trades, In defiance of the conclusions popularized by historians of industrial-ization, most of London's clothing trades industry in late Victorian and Edwardian years was being decentralized.

The movement of labor and. Trades in demand include: machinists, electrical, high voltage, pipefitting trades, metal forming shaping and erecting, carpentry, mechanic trades, other construction trades, installers, repairers.

Poorer sweated labour proliferated in the manufacturing trades creating much more competitive markets for both goods and the labour that manufactured them.

London in the Age of Industrialisation: Entrepreneurs, Labour Force and Living Conditions, Sweated Labour was typified by long working hours, poor working conditions (‘sweatshops’) with low pay.

In the Daily Mail sponsored an exhibition exposing the sweated conditions of many workers. Photographs were displayed in the exhibition along with other trades, highlighting the stark contrast between the lives of working women and those who consumed fashion.

Sweated labour synonyms, Sweated labour pronunciation, Sweated labour translation, English dictionary definition of Sweated labour.

A shop or factory in which employees work long hours at low wages under poor conditions. n a workshop where employees work long hours under bad. He had some knowledge of the East End and the sweated labour in the clothing trade, in which the Jews notably engaged.

THE SCUM OF EUROPE Ultimately, transnational co-ordinative unionism needs to be a practical alternative to the fantasy that a labour aristocracy of skilled, well-paid workers can protect their jobs at the expense of sweated. From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Related topics: Conditions of employment sweated labour ˌsweated ˈlabour British English, sweated labor American English noun [uncountable] 1 BEC hard work done for very low wages, especially in a factory 2 BEC the people who do this work Examples from the Corpus sweated labour • As a matter.

Sweated labour definition: workers forced to work in poor conditions for low pay | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. A short review cannot do justice to it, but it is essential reading for those who wish to discover the wider, rather than narrow, world of the ’sweated trades’.’ History ’Blackburn has produced a study that will be a key text for students and historians interested in British.

sweated labour definition: people who work for long hours and very low pay in an unhealthy situation. Learn more. Sweated industries and sweated labor the London clothing trades, by James A. Schmiechen. Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana. Written in EnglishPages: The Sweated Trades book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for : Duncan Bythell. Sweated Industries and Sweated Labor: A Study of Industrial Disorganization and Worker Attitudes in the London Clothing Trades, – - Volume 36 Issue 1 - Cited by: 2.

Sweated Work, Weak Bodies is the first book on the origins of sweatshops, exploring how they came to represent the dangers of industrialization and the perils of immigration. It is an innovative study of the language used to define the sweatshop, how these definitions shaped the first anti-sweatshop campaign, and how they continue to influence Cited by: Sweated Industry and the Minimum Wage.

Clementina Black. probably produced profit question reason received Report rise seems selling shillings shirts society sometimes standard sweating tion trade trade unions union wages week whole books, and furniture with which to make home bright, comfortable, and attractive for himself and his.

Get this from a library. Sweated industries and sweated labor: the London clothing trades: [James A Schmiechen]. ‘sweated labour’. Ina House of Lords Select Committee deemed labour to be ‘sweated’ when earnings were barely sufficient to sustain existence; hours of labour were such as to make the lives of the workers periods of almost ceaseless toil; and conditions were injurious to the health of the workers and dangerous to the Size: KB.Black's solution to the problem of low pay was the establishment of wages boards that would enforce a minimum wage for certain types of unskilled workers.

She wrote several books on the subject including Sweated Industry and the Minimum Wage () and A Case for Trade Boards (). Clementina Black was an active member of the Fabian Society.The Lancet Sweated Industries and Sanitation.

DURING the summer session a Select Committee of Parlia- mentary representatives of all shades of political opinion sat at Westminster to take evidence and to report upon the many issues, economic, hygienic, and humanitarian, which affect those engaged in industrial work in their own homes.