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by Alice Kessler-Harris

eBook Out to Work: A History of Wage-EArning Women in the United States 20th Anniversay Edition epub
  • ISBN: 0195157109
  • Author: Alice Kessler-Harris
  • Genre: Social Sciences
  • Subcategory: Politics & Government
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA; Anniversary Edition edition (January 1, 2009)
  • Pages: 416 pages
  • ePUB size: 1230 kb
  • FB2 size 1813 kb
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In "Women's Choices in an Expanding Labor Market," Kessler-Harris reminds us of the explosive growth in the American economy after the Civil War and the diversity of women's lives that resulted from it. After Civil War, it was increasingly difficult to generalize about the conditions of "working women," as the wage earning population included an ever-widening diversity of workers - North, South and West.

by Alice Kessler-Harris.

Almost all American women have been wives at some point in their lives.

As a candidate for the presidency in 1980, Ronald Reagan explained to reporters why his wife Nancy had abandoned her career. Almost all American women have been wives at some point in their lives. As such, they have had a particular place in American culture, holding together the fabric of American life.

Alice Kessler-Harris is the R. . Gordon Hoxie Professor of American History at Columbia University, in New York City and former president of the Organization of American Historians. Women Have Always Worked: An Historical Overview (Women's Lives/Women's Work) by Alice Kessler-Harris (1993-01-01). 3QT10/?tag prabook0b-20. 57095/?tag prabook0b-20. WOMAN HAVE ALWAYS WORKED A Historical Overview - HARDCOVER.

Kessler-Harris, Alice. 1st issued paperback, printing. Books for People with Print Disabilities. urn:acs6:ss:pdf:655-7c7c2c922e93 urn:acs6:ss:epub:5a7-4c9fe86bc99f urn:oclc:record:1036769766. Columbia University Libraries. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by loader-DanaB on October 15, 2010.

First published in 1982, this pioneering work traces the transformation of "women's work" into wage labor in the United States, identifying the social, economic, and ideological forces that have shaped our expectations of what women do. Basing her observations upon the personal experience ofindividual American women set against the backdrop of American society, Alice Kessler-Harris examines the effects of class, ethnic and racial patterns, changing perceptions of wage work for women, and the relationship between wage-earning and family roles.

Kessler-Harris, Alice, 2003. Handle: RePEc:oxp:obooks:9780195157093.

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Alice Kessler-Harris. A History of Wage-Earning Women in the United States. Alice Kessler-Harris. She is the author of A Woman's Wage, Women Have Always Worked and In Pursuit of Equity.

Professor of History Alice Kessler-Harris. First published in 1982, this pioneering work traces the transformation of "women's work" into wage labor in the United States, identifying the social, economic, and ideological forces that have shaped our expectations of what women do. Basing her observations upon the personal experience of individual American women set against the backdrop of American society, Alice Kessler-Harris examines the effects of class, ethnic and racial patterns, changing perceptions of wage work for women, and the relationship between wage-earning and family roles.

First published in 1982, this pioneering work traces the transformation of women's work into wage labor in the United States, identifying the social, economic, and ideological forces that have shaped our expectations of what women do. Basing her observations upon the personal experience of individual American women set against the backdrop of American society, Alice Kessler-Harris examines the effects of class, ethnic and racial patterns, changing perceptions of wage work for women, and the relationship between wage-earning and family roles. In the 20th Anniversary Edition of this landmark book, the author has updated the original and written a new Afterword.
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