Who were the women who fought back at Grunwick and Gate Gourmet? Striking Women gives a voice to the women involved asthey discuss their lives, their work and their trade unions.
Sundari Anitha is Reader at the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln. She has researched and
written in the two areas of labour market experiences of South Asian women in the UK, and on violence against women
and girls in the UK and India.
Ruth Pearson is a feminist economist has researched and written about women's work in
the global economy since the 1970s., focusing in recent years on migrant workers and gendered globalisation.
1. Striking women from Grunwick to Gate Gourmet
2. Beyond the stereotypes: South Asian women workers
3. Histories of migration and settlement in the UK
4. Everyday accounts of resilience, struggle and resistance in a gendered and
racialised labour market
5. `We are the lions, Mr Manager': The Grunwick dispute
6. `You have to fight for your right ... no one gives it to you on a plate': The
Gate Gourmet dispute
7. Minority women and unionisation in a changing economy - where are we
Dewey Decimal Classfication (DDC)