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"Ruth Milkman's groundbreaking research in women's labor history has contributed important perspectives on work and unionism in the United States. On Gender, Labor, and Inequality presents four decades of Milkman's essential writings, tracing the parallel evolutions of her ideas...

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Other Authors / Creators:Welker, Holly, editor.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Urbana ; Chicago ; Springfield : University of Illinois Press, [2016]
Series:Working class in American history.
Online Access:Click here for full text
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Women's work and economic crisis : some lessons of the Great Depression
  • Redefining "women's work" : the sexual division of labor in the auto industry during World War II
  • Organizing the sexual division of labor : historical perspectives on "women's work" and the American labor movement
  • Rosie the riveter revisited : management's postwar purge of women automobile workers
  • Women's history and the Sears case
  • Gender and trade unionism in historical perspective
  • Union responses to workforce feminization in the United States
  • Two worlds of unionism : women and the twenty-first century labor movement
  • The macrosociology of paid domestic labor / co-authored with Ellen Reese and Benita Roth
  • Class disparities, market fundamentalism, and work-family policy : lessons from California
  • Women's work and economic crisis revisited : comparing the Great Recession and the Great Depression.