However, as a result of the customary sexual division of labour in Leeds, the industry had invested little in raising the skills of female machinists, who were treated merely as cheap labour.
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The inequality of work and wages led to a famous strike in , when women workers turned on the male union officials who supported the status quo at the expense of their own female members. If women workers had been offered higher pay and better training, Katrina Honeyman implied, then more Leeds firms would have entered niche areas of production while they still had the chance.
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The third of five children, Katrina Honeyman was born in London on June 18 The family later moved to Manchester. Her doctoral research, which compared the social origins of three groups of northern industrialists of the 18th- and early 19th-centuries, was published in as Origins of Enterprise: Business Leadership in the Industrial Revolution.
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Temporary positions at the universities of Aberdeen and Manchester were followed with a post at the School of Economic Studies at the University of Leeds in After working her way up the academic ladder, she served as director of the University Centre for Business History at Leeds between and A popular colleague and teacher and a dedicated fan of Arsenal FC, Katrina Honeyman served on the council of the Economic History Society, spent a year as president of the Association of Business Historians and also served as editor of Textile History.
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Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation. Wednesday 25 September Professor Katrina Honeyman Professor Katrina Honeyman, who has died of cancer aged 61, was a revisionist historian who showed the crucial part that children — particularly girls — played in the Industrial Revolution, and documented how this feminisation of the labour force was snuffed out by censorious Victorian society and the trades union movement. She is survived by her partner, John Barber, and by two sons of an earlier marriage. Professor Katrina Honeyman, born June 18 , died October 23 In Obituaries.
Medical witnesses were also often partial and theoretical, metropolitan practitioners recruited by avowed opponents of the factory system with little experience of industrial workplaces let alone their specific hazards.
Chapter 2 focuses on the workplace. While dismissive of deformities as the product of long hours and repetitive work, it agrees that materials and machinery could be hazardous.
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