The object of this study is to clarify why and how it happened that women remained marginal in the processes of social change that took place during the development of Israeli society. Bernstein examines the role played by continuous unemployment, by the predominance of construction work, and by the dependence on the World Zionist Organization and the Mandate authorities. She also shows how the individual and collective achievements of women shaped the means for future achievements and how their failure impeded further ...

The Struggle for Equality: Urban Women Workers in Prestate Israeli Society 1986, Praeger, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780275921392