From Marriage to the Market : Transformation of Women''s Lives and Work
By: Thistle, Susan.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (311 p.).ISBN: 9780520939196.Subject(s): Women | Women - Employment - United States - History - 20th century | Work and familyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: From Marriage to the Market : Transformation of Women''s Lives and WorkDDC classification: 305.4 | 331.4097309045 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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CONTENTS; List of Figures; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; 1. A World Turned Inside Out; 2. Support for Women's Domestic Economy in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries; 3. The Breakdown of Women's Domestic Economy after World War II; 4. Economic Difficulties and a Contradictory Alliance; 5. The Formation of a Female Underclass; 6. The "New Economy" and the Transformation of Women's Work; 7. How and Why Mothers Have Been Shortchanged; 8. New Possibilities and Old Inequalities; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Presenting a comparative analysis of African American women''s and white women''s relationships to home and work, this study provides an overview of how this shift influences the shape of families and the American economy. It brings together the issues and statistics to put gender at the center of the social and economic changes.
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