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The economics of factory legislation

Webb, Beatrice (1902) The economics of factory legislation. In: The case for the Factory Acts. Grant Richards, London, pp. 1-74.

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Details the historical and contemporaneous 'sweating' and other labour hiring practices, particularly with respect to women and children.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: 2nd edition. Edited by Mrs Sidney Webb, with a preface by Mrs Humphry Ward. Please follow the link to access the full text of this chapter.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
K Law > K Law (General)
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2012 13:35
Last Modified: 04 May 2017 10:27

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