Gender, Technology, and Industrial Relations: The English Carpet Industry, 1860-1895

Authors

  • Sanyao Rose Collby College

Abstract

This paper examines gender antagonism in the British carpet industry in the last half of the nineteenth century. It examines how the competition for work between male and female workers affected labour relations and developments in the technology of carpet weaving. Résumé Cet exposé étudie l'antagonisme qui régnait entre les sexes dans l'industrie britannique du tapis pendant la dernière moitié du XIXe siècle. On y voit comment la concurrence opposant les ouvriers aux ouvrières a influé sur les relations de travail et l'évolution des techniques de tissage des tapis.

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Published

1990-01-01

How to Cite

Rose, Sanyao. 1990. “Gender, Technology, and Industrial Relations: The English Carpet Industry, 1860-1895”. Material Culture Review 31 (1). https://journals.lib.unb.ca/index.php/MCR/article/view/17447.

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Section

Gender and Textiles / Différenciation sexuelle et textiles