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20th Century (Britain)
Transcript of 20th Century (Britain)
The area of the room is small and it was very crowded. They had to work for a long time.
The data on class of worker were derived from answers to questionnaire item 30. The information on class of worker refers to the same job as a respondent's industry. The class of worker categories are defined as follows:
Private Wage and Salary Workers
Unpaid Family Workers
-A man and women
-had had sex before they were married (future husbands)
-Homosexual relationships were condemned
-gay marriages were unheard of
-was not common
-only legal basis : adultery
as a stigma attached to sex outside marriage
∵a divorced person difficult to gain social acceptance
- custody: granted to the father
∵ ↓women were financially independent,(less)
earned the greater part of the family income &
would control resources
-the industrial revolution
-the average age is 22 years old
-improve the standard of living
-about 47 for a man and 50 for a woman.
-life was improved
At that time, the daily staple of British workers are potatoes and bread, in difficult times is replaced by turnip. Meat, fish, eggs for consumption are rarely, but occasionally eat a little bacon or meat.
were first worn by members of the British Army to protect formal clothing.
20th Century workers (Britain)
In 20th century, British workers drank together as their recreational activities. According to statistical datum, 70% of workers spent the evening in the pub and drank. Especially on Saturday nights, the workers got their wages and got off duty earlier than usual, flocked to the hotel and drank together.