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Race, gender, and work : a multi-cultural economic history of women in the United States / Teresa Amott and Julie Matthaei.

By: Amott, Teresa L.
Contributor(s): Matthaei, Julie A.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston, MA : South End Press, c1996Edition: Rev. ed.Description: xv, 442 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0896085384; 9780896085381; 0896085376 (pbk.); 9780896085374 (pbk.).Subject(s): Women -- United States -- Economic conditions | Women -- United States -- History | Women -- Employment -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Race, gender, and work.
Contents:
Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Race, Class, Gender, and Women's Works: A Conceptual Framework -- Ch. 3. I Am the Fire of Time: American Indian Women -- Ch. 4. The Soul of Tierra Madre: Chicana Women -- Ch. 5. Whatever Your Fight, Don't Be Ladylike: European American Women -- Ch. 6. We Specialize in the Wholly Impossible: African American Women -- Ch. 7. Climbing Gold Mountain: Asian American Women -- Ch. 8. Yo Misma Fui Mi Ruta: Puerto Rican Women -- Ch. 9. The Growth of Wage Work -- Ch. 10. The Transformation of Women's Wage Work -- Ch. 11. Seeking Beyond History -- App A: United States Census Sources -- App B: Definitions of Major Occupational Categories -- App C: Labor Force Participation Rates, 1900-1980, and Share of Families Which Were Female-Headed, 1960-1980 -- App D: Some Problems of Comparability Between Census Years.
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
Stacks - 3rd Floor
HQ1410 .A46 1996 (Browse shelf) Available 0000002186898

Includes bibliographical references (p. 403-407) and index.

Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Race, Class, Gender, and Women's Works: A Conceptual Framework -- Ch. 3. I Am the Fire of Time: American Indian Women -- Ch. 4. The Soul of Tierra Madre: Chicana Women -- Ch. 5. Whatever Your Fight, Don't Be Ladylike: European American Women -- Ch. 6. We Specialize in the Wholly Impossible: African American Women -- Ch. 7. Climbing Gold Mountain: Asian American Women -- Ch. 8. Yo Misma Fui Mi Ruta: Puerto Rican Women -- Ch. 9. The Growth of Wage Work -- Ch. 10. The Transformation of Women's Wage Work -- Ch. 11. Seeking Beyond History -- App A: United States Census Sources -- App B: Definitions of Major Occupational Categories -- App C: Labor Force Participation Rates, 1900-1980, and Share of Families Which Were Female-Headed, 1960-1980 -- App D: Some Problems of Comparability Between Census Years.

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