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    • Wand Street, Leicester - a factory at the end of every street

    • Hyde, Colin
    • A photograph of Wand Street, Leicester, facing noth west away from the city. Demonstrates a common sight in certain areas of Leicester where many terraced streets had a factory close by.
    • Cities & towns; Community; Factories; Traffic congestion; Urban growth;
    • Asian Enterprise in Leicester: dissertation, 1984

    • Freeman, Michael H.
    • Pages 26-36: Chapter 3 on Business Developments, covering structure of Asian businesses, factory manufacture, retail and wholesale development and the market
    • Ethnic Minorities; Economy; Asian population; Industry; Business; Ethnicity
    • Population of Leicester: report of survey (employment section), 1983

    • Leicester City Council; Leicestershire County Council;
    • Pages 47-53: report on survey results relating to employment, covering economic status, age group, ethnic origin and unemployment, with statistical tables
    • Ethnic Minorities; Population; Demography; Employment; Unemployment; Economy; Ethnicity
    • Ethnic Minorities in Leicester: census facts on employment, 1991

    • Leicester City Council;
    • Pages 29-34: facts on employment by ethnic group and unemployment by age, gender and ethnic group. With table and graphs of economic activity statistics.
    • Ethnic Minorities; Population; Demography; Employment; Unemployment; Economy; Ethnicity
    • Population of Leicester: report of survey, 1983

    • Leicester City Council and Leicestershire County Council
    • Pages 15-18: map of Leicester's landmarks (districts, parks and main roads) and report on broad demographic results of survey, covering ethnic groups, place of birth, population distribution and structure and length of residence
    • Ethnic Minorities; Population; Demography; Ethnicity
    • Ethnic Minorities in Leicester: census facts, 1991

    • Leicester City Council
    • Pages i-ii and 1-8: introduction covering settlement in Leicester from black and ethnic minority communities, businesses, faiths, languages and diversity. With population statistics, including comparisons between the city and county and between the...
    • Ethnic Minorities; Population; Demography; Immigration; Ethnicity
    • Population of Leicester: economic status statistics, 1983

    • Leicester City Council; Leicestershire County Council;
    • Pages 33-39: tables for Leicester wards, showing economic status and employment figures, including Asian, West Indian, White, Female and Male population
    • Ethnic Minorities; Population; Employment; Economy; Ethnicity
    • Ethnic Minorities in Leicester: population figures, 1983

    • Leicester City Council; Leicestershire County Council;
    • Pages 10-15: tables, maps and diagrams for Leicester wards, showing population figures, including place of birth (United Kingdom, Ireland, India, Africa, Caribbean or Rest of World) and ethnic origin
    • Ethnic Minorities; Population; Ethnicity
    • Newspaper reports on sweat shops in Leicester, 1984

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    • Leicester Mercury articles reporting on sweated labour, mainly in Asian textile businesses: employment of up to 8000 Asians, mostly women, on very low pay and in poor conditions, contrary to Health and Safety legislation; opinion of trade unions...
    • Ethnic Minorities; Trade Unions; Textile Industry; Employment
    • Corah: Pay and Labour Issues

    • Bird, Terese; Hyde, Colin;
    • mp3 interview with Barbara and Tony Taylor describing pay and the hierarchy of workers within a clothing manufacturing plant, and labour issues. Long line of workers, 1st machinist, 2nd machinist, overlocker. All paid the same rate so if worked...
    • Factories; Employee eating facilities; Employee rights; Employee-employer relations; Employees; Working mothers; Gender roles

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