A balanced and richly informed survey that investigates how, why and to what degree working lives have been transformed over the last sixty years. McIvor covers themes such as gender, race, class, disability and health in his exploration of how the meaning of employment has been signified by the workers themselves.(Interview by Arthur McIvor and Ronnie Johnston, 19 June 2000, SOHC 017/C2) Another asbestos worker reflected on how difficult it was ... What it is, because theya#39;ve more or less made me impotent in the gang, do you know what I meana#39;. ... culture in the manual industries, encroaching disability, old-age and/or the removal of employment could have deep social, physical and psychological effects.
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2013-07-12|