In Pursuit of Equity : Women, Men, and the Quest for Economic Citizenship in 20th-Century AmericaMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (385 p.).ISBN: 9780198020899.Subject(s): Economic conditions | History | Legal status, laws, etc | New Deal, 1933-1939 | Women | Womens rights | Women''s rights | Women''s rights - United States - History - 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: In Pursuit of Equity : Women, Men, and the Quest for Economic Citizenship in 20th-Century AmericaDDC classification: 305.4209730904 LOC classification: HQ1236.5.U6 K475 2001ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 The Responsibilities of Life; CHAPTER 2 Maintaining Self-Respect; CHAPTER 3 Questions of Equity; CHAPTER 4 A Principle of Law but Not of Justice; CHAPTER 5 What Discriminates?; CHAPTER 6 What''s Fair?; Epilogue; Notes; Index
This volume pierces the skin of arguments and legislation to grasp the preconceptions that have shaped the experience of women: a "gendered imagination" that has defined what men and women alike think of as fair and desirable. The role of the breadwinner is investigated as a prime example.
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