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The realities and narratives of paid work: The Scottish workplace in the twentieth century

McIvor, Arthur (2010) The realities and narratives of paid work: The Scottish workplace in the twentieth century. In: A History of Everyday Life in Twentieth Century Scotland. A History of Everyday Life in Scotland . Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, UK, pp. 103-130. ISBN 9780748624317

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Abstract

This single-authored chapter explores the changing nature of the Scottish workplace in the twentieth century, using workers' own personal testimonies - including oral evidence - to elucidate what work signified to those participating in it.