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constrained women, which is what the Sex Discrimination Act sought to address. Rather than satisfying demands for equality, the legislation is better understood as a prompt to further investigation into the causes of and explanations for sex inequalities in the workplace.72 South Asian women’s workplace activism As gender inequality occupied a more prominent position in public debates during the 1970s, it is important to recognise there was an increasing awareness of racial discrimination in British workplaces as well. The case studies in the following chapters focus on the

in Women, workplace protest and political identity in England, 1968-85
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same time, some of the women reported feeling ashamed at asking the public for money during the dispute, whilst others felt uncomfortable talking about particular aspects of the strike that violated ‘gendered scripts of appropriate behaviour’.67 Anitha et al. emphasise how these personal, social and cultural factors intersected with women’s material experiences of paid work to shape South Asian women’s narratives about the dispute.68 These examples of existing studies illustrate the value of oral history as a methodology for understanding the everyday motivations and

in Women, workplace protest and political identity in England, 1968-85