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Out to Work

Author: Kessler-Harris, Alice

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Out to Work : 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.

Category   Subject
Social Science   Women's Studies

ISBN 13:9780195033533
ISBN 10:0195033531
Size:8.02" l x 5.44" w x 0.79" h
Grade Lvl: Non-Classifiable

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