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Women Home Workers in the Parisian Garment Industry, 1860-1915 (Modern European History)

Loraine Coons

Women Home Workers in the Parisian Garment Industry, 1860-1915 (Modern European History)

by Loraine Coons

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Published by Taylor & Francis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Textile And Clothing Industries (Economic Aspects),
  • Employment Of Women,
  • Paris,
  • France,
  • 19th century,
  • History,
  • Home labor,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages361
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8122859M
    ISBN 100824080351
    ISBN 109780824080358

    This chapter looks at the life and work of Jeanne Bouvier, a Parisian couturière and writer and an ardent trade unionist in the French garment industry. In following life lines from her published memoirs, the chapter explores the harsh conditions of being a woman garment worker at the turn of the century in France, while also making. More women over age 50 live in America today than at any other point in history, according to the United States Census Bureau. In a recent interview, Susan Douglas, author of the forthcoming book Older Woman Rising, calls this a “demographic revolution.” Political superstars like Nancy Pelosi and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, or fashion icon Iris Apfel, continually make headlines for .

      Fierce global competition in the garment industry translates into poor working conditions for many laborers in developing nations. (top) A worker in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, rests on the floor of a garment factory. More than 2, young women work in this factory, producing clothes for shops in Europe and North America.   This vintage book contains a comprehensive textbook for clothing designers, teachers of clothing technology, and senior students. With detailed diagrams and a wealth of useful and interesting information, this timeless handbook is highly recommended for those with an interest in fashion and design, and would make for a worthy addition to collections of Reviews: 6.

    Fashion product development solutions. Our end-to-end process makes it easier than ever before to design unique products and manufacture overseas.   A more accurate title for the book might have been "Little Sisters" in the Workplace: Men's Treatment of Women in the Ontario and Quebec Clothing Industries, , since the focus is on how men in the garment industry in central Canada constructed gender relations in the workplace.


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Women Home Workers in the Parisian Garment Industry, 1860-1915 (Modern European History) by Loraine Coons Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Women home workers in the Parisian garment industry, [Lorraine Coons]. Book Description: Few issues attracted more attention in the nineteenth century than the "problem" of women's work, and few industries posed that problem more urgently than the booming garment industry in Paris.

The seamstress represented the quintessential "working girl," and the sewing machine the icon of "modern" femininity. Women Home Workers in the Parisian Garment Industry, Nov 1, by Loraine Coons Hardcover. $ More Information Are you an author.

Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide: Zappos Shoes & Clothing: Ring Smart Home Security Systems. No single work was more persuasive than Jules Simon's book, L'ouvriere, in turning women's work in industry into a "problem" that inspired the interest of generations of poets, politicians, and social scientists.

2 Rachel Fuchs, Poor and Pregnant in Paris: Strategies for Survival in the Nineteenth Century (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, ), 3 Lorraine Coons, Women Home Workers in the Parisian Garment Industry, Modern European History, (New York, NY: Garland, ), The garment industry is and has historically been one of the most female-dominated industries in the world.

Today, more than 70% of garment workers in China are women, in Bangladesh the share is 85%, and in Cambodia as high as 90% [i].For these women, Women Home Workers in the Parisian Garment Industry is closely linked to their conditions at work. Cazal, Henry. Letter to LUnion micale, Coffin, Judith G.

Woman's place and women's work in the Paris garment trades, Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Yale University, New Haven, CT. Coons, Lorraine. Orphans' of the sweated trades: Women homeworkers in the Parisian garment industry, This book explores gendered aspects in the memory of work by looking at auto/biographical narratives and political writings of women workers in the garment industry.

The author draws on cutting edge theoretical approaches and insights in memory studies, neo-materialism and discourse analysis, particularly looking at entanglements and intra. A survey of women garment workers in south Karnataka has not only revealed how most of them received no assistance from either their employers or the State government, but also their unwillingness to.

Fashion prints. The association of France with fashion and style (la mode) is widely credited as beginning during the reign of Louis XIV when the luxury goods industries in France came increasingly under royal control and the French royal court became, arguably, the arbiter of taste and style in rise in prominence of French fashion was linked to the creation of the.

Here Judith Coffin presents a fascinating history of the Parisian garment industry, from the unraveling of the guilds in the late s to the first minimum-wage bill in She explores how issues related to working women took shape and how gender became fundamental to the modern social division of labor and our understanding of s: 1.

Coons, L () ‘Orphans’ of the Sweated Trades: Women Homeworkers in the Parisian Garment Industry (–). New York: the perception and experience of working mothers in the Parisian garment trade. Journal of Women’s History Heywood, C () Childhood in Nineteenth-Century France: Work, Health and Education among the.

During the s, the cage crinoline allowed women’s skirts to reach their apex in size, while menswear relaxed into wide, easy cuts. Advances in technology, such as the sewing machine and aniline dyes, and the rise of Parisian couture, beginning with the House of Worth, changed the fashion landscape.

Books that are about or mention sewing or the garment and textile industry. Please, add your favorites, too. Women's Dress by. Nancy Bradfield. avg rating — ratings. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book).

Details *. Her area of research interest is European social and women's history. Publications include the books "Orphans" of the Sweated Trades: Women Homeworkers in the Parisian Garment Industry () and "Tourist Third Cabin": Steamship Travel in the Interwar Years (co-authored with Dr.

Alexander Varias). Here Judith Coffin presents a fascinating history of the Parisian garment industry, from the unraveling of the guilds in the late s to the first minimum-wage bill in She explores how issues related to working women took shape and how gender became fundamental to the modern social division of labor and our understanding of it.

9 The following, however, are crucial for any understanding of the French garment industry: Judith Coffin, "Woman's Place and Women's Work in the Paris Clothing Trades, " (Ph.D. diss., Yale University, ); Lorraine Coons, Women Home Workers in the Parisian Garment Industry, (New York City, ); Christopher H.

Johnson, "Eco. Clothing (also known as clothes, apparel and attire) is items worn on the ng is typically made of fabrics or textiles but over time has included garments made from animal skin or other thin sheets of materials put together. The wearing of clothing is mostly restricted to human beings and is a feature of all human amount and type of clothing worn depends.

Ina muscular, middle-aged Ohio man named Peter took a job trucking waste for the oil-and-gas industry. The hours were long — he was out the door by 3 a.m. every morning and not home until. Clothing and footwear industry, also called apparel and allied industries, garment industries, or soft-goods industries, factories and mills producing outerwear, underwear, headwear, footwear, belts, purses, luggage, gloves, scarfs, ties, and household soft goods such as drapes, linens, and same raw materials and equipment are used to fashion these different end.

History of fashion design refers specifically to the development of the purpose and intention behind garments, shoes and accessories, and their design and construction. The modern industry, based around firms or fashion houses run by individual designers, started in the 19th century with Charles Frederick Worth who, beginning inwas the first designer to have .From Grisette to Midinette: the garment worker in French popular culture --'without rival': workingwomen, regulation, and taste in the belle epoque garment industry --'Notre Petite Amie': Charpentier's Oeuvre de Mimi Pinson, --'An Appetite to Be Pretty': garment workers, lunch reform, and the Parisian picturesque in the belle.For nearly years, women from across the globe have labored in New York’s garment industry.

The unions they organized—particularly the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union (ILGWU)—are some of the most important organizations of women in U.S. history.