THE HISTORY OF THE GENDER DIVISION OF LABOUR IN BRITAIN: REFLECTIONS ON 'HERSTORY' IN ACCOUNTING...

@inproceedings{Thane1992THEHO,
  title={THE HISTORY OF THE GENDER DIVISION OF LABOUR IN BRITAIN: REFLECTIONS ON 'HERSTORY' IN ACCOUNTING...},
  author={Pat Thane},
  year={1992}
}
Abstract This article surveys the empirical research on the gender division of labour in Britain since pre-industrial times, seeking in particular to relate it to the history of the professions, which have been relatively little studied in this regard. It argues that industrialization brought about a less dramatic change in gender roles than is often believed. Neither simple economic nor simple biological explanations, or the influence of “domestic ideology”, can adequately explain continuing… CONTINUE READING

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