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6 Paid women workers as a proportion of the workforce in Scotland, 1901– 2001. 5 population* * The definition changed in 1961 to ‘economically active’, in 1971 and 1981 to ‘in employment’, and in 1991 and 2001 back to ‘economically active’. uk, Table CAS028. as the sector shifted away from female-dominated domestic service. Lastly, transport and communications shows a remarkable stability of employment despite changes in the means of transport and the growing diversification in telecommunications.
Again it was rural areas that were the worst: 18 per cent in Scotland, but a huge 35 per cent in England and Wales; the worst Scottish counties were again the crofting areas of Ross & Cromarty, Caithness, Sutherland and Orkney & Shetland, each with over 35 per cent of homes without WCs. But Scotland was poorly off for internal cooking stoves and fixed baths. 19 This made housing construction one of the most important indicators of change to the lives of the Scottish people. In this regard, housing was widely regarded as the greatest priority for social action in Scotland; it was seen as the key to social change without which low wages, poor health, adverse family conditions, drunkenness and other social problems would not be conducive to significant improvement.
E. Goffman, The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life (orig. 1959, London, 1990). 18. S. Cohen and L. Taylor, Escape Attempts: the Theory and Practice of Resistance to Everyday Life (London, 1992), p. 66 et seq. 19. G. Simmel, The Conflict in Modern Culture and Other Essays (New York, 1968), p. 68, quoted in Highmore, Everyday Life, p. 39. 20. Highmore, Everyday Life, p. 131. Highmore suggests Lefebvre was thinking of the hypermodern rather than the postmodern in his work. 21. Quoted in Highmore, Everyday Life, p.
A history of everyday life in twentieth-century Scotland by Lynn Abrams; Callum G Brown