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Contracting masculinity : gender, class, and race in a white-collar union, 1944-1994 / Gillian Creese.

By: Creese, Gillian Laura, 1955- [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Canadian social history series: Publisher: Toronto , Ontario : University of Toronto Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781442659872; 1442659874.Subject(s): Labor unions -- British Columbia -- Case studies | Discrimination in employment -- British Columbia -- Case studies | White collar workers -- Labor unions -- British Columbia -- Case studiesDDC classification: 331.88/041/09711 LOC classification: HD6528.M392 | O44 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction: gender, race, and clerical work -- Who gets ahead at the office? -- Becoming a union: a brief history of Local 378 -- Normalizing breadwinner rights -- Transforming clerical work into technical work -- Can feminism be union made? -- Restructuring, resistance, and the politics of equity -- Learning from the past, re-visioning the future -- Appendix: reflections on methodology.
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Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 7, 2016)

Originally published: Don Mills, Ontario : Oxford University Press Canada, c1999.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: gender, race, and clerical work -- Who gets ahead at the office? -- Becoming a union: a brief history of Local 378 -- Normalizing breadwinner rights -- Transforming clerical work into technical work -- Can feminism be union made? -- Restructuring, resistance, and the politics of equity -- Learning from the past, re-visioning the future -- Appendix: reflections on methodology.

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CreeseGillian:<br> <p> Gillian Creese is the director of the Centre for Women's and Gender Studies and a professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of British Columbia.</p>

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