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by Melanie Ilic
Part of the Studies in Russian and East European History and Society Series
This book examines changes in official Soviet policy towards the labour protection of women workers, 1917-41. Important legislative enactments are analysed. In the 1920s emphasis was placed on the 'protection' of female labour by the agencies responsible for regulating women's role in industrial production. With the mass recruitment of women workers to the Soviet industrialisation drive by the early 1930s, labour protection issues were often ignored as women were encouraged to play a more 'equal' role in the production process.
|Publication date:||21st December 1998|
|Categories:||Sociology: work & labour,|
Melanie Ilic is Senior Lecturer in History and Women's Studies at Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education.More About Melanie Ilic