Women in Canada's Labor Force: 1880-1920 Essay by Master Researcher

Women in Canada's Labor Force: 1880-1920
Discusses the occupational options that working class women had in Canada in 1880-1920s.
# 41697 | 2,150 words | 8 sources | 2002 | US


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This paper will clearly demonstrate that Canadian society between 1880 and 1920 saw significant enlargement in terms of women's gender roles, but even at the end of WWI, women's participation in the labor force was perceived to be a temporary necessity. As the wartime economy returned to its civilian form, most Canadians expected gender roles to return to their previous (im)balance. The seeds for the emancipation of women, however, had been sewn and it was only a matter of time before they would grow.

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Women in Canada's Labor Force: 1880-1920 (2003, October 27) Retrieved October 16, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/essay/women-in-canada-labor-force-1880-1920-41697/

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"Women in Canada's Labor Force: 1880-1920" 27 October 2003. Web. 16 October. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/essay/women-in-canada-labor-force-1880-1920-41697/>

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