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

"Discounted Labour: Women Workers in Canada, 1870-1939"
A review of "Discounted Labour: Women Workers in Canada, 1870-1939" by Ruth A. Frager and Carmela Patrias.
# 134898 | 2,500 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2007 | US


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The paper reviews the book, "Discounted Labour: Women Workers in Canada, 1870-1939", by Ruth A. Frager and Carmela Patrias and provides a synopsis of the text as well as an analysis highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of the text. In particular, it is argued that the monograph is a welcome addition to any personal or school library because it is well-researched, readable, lucid, and makes an attempt, despite the authors' obvious ideological commitments, to be fair to all concerned. The paper concludes that "Discounted Labour" is a commendable introduction to a controversial and significant historical matter.

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"The following paper is a review of a 2005 book, "Discounted Labour: Women Workers in Canada, 1870-1939," penned by Ruth A. Frager and Carmela Patrias. Over the next several pages, a synopsis of the text will be provided along with an analysis highlighting the strengths of the text - there are several - along with some of the volume's weaknesses. In particular, it will be argued that the monograph is a welcome addition to any personal or school library because it is well-researched, readable, lucid, and makes an attempt, despite the authors' obvious ideological..."

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"Discounted Labour: Women Workers in Canada, 1870-1939" (2007, December 01) Retrieved December 12, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/discounted-labour-women-workers-in-canada-1870-1939-134898/

MLA Format

""Discounted Labour: Women Workers in Canada, 1870-1939"" 01 December 2007. Web. 12 December. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/discounted-labour-women-workers-in-canada-1870-1939-134898/>

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