Women"s occupations and social change

the case of social work by Carole Sathyamurthy

Publisher: Organisation of Sociologists in Polytechnics and Cognate Institutions in (Edinburgh)

Written in English
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StatementCarole Sathyamurthy.
SeriesSIP paper -- no.7
ContributionsOrganisation of Sociologists in Polytechnics and Cognate Institutions.
LC ClassificationsHV245
The Physical Object
Pagination27p. ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20947894M
ISBN 100905509064

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Feminism originated in the late eighteenth century. During the latter part of the twentieth century the numbers of women working outside the home increased further. Women in the Middle Ages occupied a number of different social roles. During the Middle Ages, a period of European history lasting from around the 5th century to the 15th century, women held the positions of wife, mother, peasant, artisan, and nun, as well as some important leadership roles, such as abbess or queen very concept of "woman" changed in a number of ways during the.

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