"Discounted Labour: Women Workers in Canada, 1870-1939" Book Review by Top Papers

"Discounted Labour: Women Workers in Canada, 1870-1939"
A review of Ruth A. Frager and Carmela Patrias' work "Discounted Labour: Women Workers in Canada, 1870-1939."
# 134876 | 1,750 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2007 | US


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The paper examines a 2005 text penned by Ruth A. Frager and Carmela Patrias entitled, "Discounted Labour: Women Workers in Canada, 1870-1939" and outlines why the text is a "good read" and an excellent synopsis of an important period in Canadian labour history. The paper also identifies how Frager and Patrias point out that today's Canadian labour market bears some surprising similarities to the one of three or four generations ago. The paper asserts that no novice student to Canadian labour history can afford to lightly dismiss this text.

From the Paper:

"The following book report will look at a 2005 text penned by Ruth A. Frager and Carmela Patrias entitled, "Discounted Labour: Women Workers in Canada, 1870-1939". The paper will summarize the book and then outline why the text is a "good read" and an excellent synopsis of an important period in Canadian labour history. As well, the paper will identify how Frager and Patrias artfully point out that today's Canadian labour market bears some surprising similarities to the one of three or four generations ago. Ultimately, no novice student to Canadian labour history can afford to lightly dismiss this text."

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APA Format

"Discounted Labour: Women Workers in Canada, 1870-1939" (2007, December 01) Retrieved October 19, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/discounted-labour-women-workers-in-canada-1870-1939-134876/

MLA Format

""Discounted Labour: Women Workers in Canada, 1870-1939"" 01 December 2007. Web. 19 October. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/discounted-labour-women-workers-in-canada-1870-1939-134876/>

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