Educated aspired to be in managorial position, while women did the majority of the clerical work. The invention of the typewriter aided women in being predominant in the clerical field. During this time of rapid urban expansion women were cheaper labor then men, which was good for the companies.clerical work was amongst the few unmasculated positions available to women. To go outside of a career suited for America was becoming industrialized , chores that had taken the efforts of the whole family were minimized. The bread once slaved over in the kitchen could now be bought along with clothes and other necessities People went from family owned farms to the small business arena,some with success.
Iron Jawed Angels Essay After watching “Iron Jawed Angels” I gained a strong sense of reality when witnessing what women had to do to achieve their independence and gain a place in a male dominated society. Up until the late 19th century, women were perceived as homemakers and were allowed only domestic duties in society but with the emerging industrial/political system women could now use there domestic skills to propel their voice in American government and society. Industrialism allowed for change in society and even encouraged it. During the 19th century, change was abundant and people had to be forced to become accustomed to it for it was needed. Freedom and equality for all citizens was continuously being stressed in society and with these ideals came realization from all walks of life that everyone deserves to be heard and considered.
(Women and Work Human Resources comments all while still maintaining the illusion of grace, style and gentility. All necessities in the workplace. Women took on all of these roles at home, and when in a time that the country needed them, the roles of their men, too. World War II was a proving ground for the true flexibility of women and how well they would fair in the workplace. Women became adept an adapting between home and work, juggling becoming a natural ability for most due to the sociocultural structure they had been brought up in.
They would work as stenographers, seamstresses, weavers, and typewriters. Some of these women wanted to have a new and exciting life. A life where they did not have to marry young and settle down, they were independent. Jobs opened up in retail establishments, offices, and factories, giving single, young women new options. Many states required both genders to have education.
– Founder & Managing Director Anita Roddick. In many ways Anita was able to make her personal values, The Body Shops (TBS) values. Roddick was quoted as saying “what really interests her is the revolutionary way in which trade can be used as an instrument for change for the better’’. In many ways she got lucky that her value’s connected so well with its Market Segment and that the Cosmetics Industry was attractive to get into. The Market Segment (Primarily women 30 and under) connected with segments Brand Values of honesty, human and animal welfare and the concept of their money from purchases going to a ‘greater good’ or ‘better purpose’ – this was a new concept at the time.
For example Margaret Benston (1972) argued that capitalism benefits from a large army of women – an unpaid workforce – who are compliant and willing to do as they’re told because women have been socialised to act this way and women rears future workers to think the same way. Benston said “The large amount of unpaid labour performed by women is very large and very profitable to those who own the means of production.” The social reproduction of labour power isn’t just about producing children as future healthy workers, it’s also about ideological conditioning. For Marxist feminists the family is also a site of social class reproduction. The family reproduces the attitudes, ideals and expectations essential for the reproduction of ruling-class values as identified by Althusser. Althusser (1971) a French Marxist, argued that in order for capitalism to survive people must be taught how to think and behave, and the family (as well as schools and the mass media) was the best mechanism for doing this.
Which in turn helped to shape the progressive reform. Women argued that issues such as those sequentially affected the home as well. Thus resulting in large quantities of women joining volunteer organizations, usually starting at the local level and eventually expanding to the state and national levels. A variety of groups of women each had their own focus points. For example, middle-class clubwomen and settlement workers addressed issues such as education and healthcare.
My essay explains the life of women in the second world war women , women played a vital part in this country’s success in World War Two. Women were recruited by many different organisations some examples are WLA womens land army, WVS Women's Voluntary Service , ATS The Auxiliary Territorial Service, WAAF Women's Auxiliary Air Force, SOE Special Operations Executive. As you can see there were a lot of organisatiions that were a part of ww2 as you read on I will tell you more about each organisation and how they helped I will also tell you about entertainment and about the evacution process and about the factory work. The Evacuation: process was the most important so children and people would not get injured.Young mothers with young children
As factory jobs were established in much of Central and South America, women were able to leave the house to work in order to earn more money to support their families. Even then as women were providing for their families, they were often seen as neglectful of their duties, and looked down upon. Latinos generally support the idea of machismo, where they value over-masculine
During the twenties the roles of women were beginning to change. The era of consumerism brought along new devices and appliances that made housework easier for women, thus allowing them to have more free time. With this free time emerged the “…flapper—with her short skirts, short hair, noticeable makeup, and fun-loving attitude…” (Benner). Similarly this was how most women in the novel lived their lives. For one instance Nick Caraway describes one of the women he encounters to be a “…slender, worldly girl about thirty with a solid sticky bob of red hair and a complexion powdered milky white.