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America"s working women

by Rosalyn Fraad Baxandall

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Employment -- United States -- History -- Sources.,
    • Women -- Employment -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementcompiled and edited by Rosalyn Baxandall, Linda Gordon and Susan Reverby.
      ContributionsBaxandall, Rosalyn Fraad, 1939-, Gordon, Linda., Reverby, Susan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6095 .A662 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 408, ix p., [10] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages408
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4881872M
      ISBN 100394491505
      LC Control Number76010574

        Americas Women is a broad overview of the many women who shaped history in the continent which is now the USA, from the 16th century onward. The book may serve mainly as a jumping point to study individuals of interest in more depth/5. The “working poor” are people who spend 27 weeks or more in a year in the labor force either working or looking for work but whose incomes fall below the poverty ing to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, about million of people who spent at least 27 weeks in the labor force were poor.

      Women in the Americas are women who were born in, who live in, and are from the Americas, a regional area which encompasses the Caribbean region, Central America or Middle America, North America and South evolution, culture and history coincide with the history of the Americas, though often the experiences of women were different than those of male members of society.   The book explores the state of women in the American workforce and offers policy solutions for problems in labor markets, taxes, and employment Author: Alison Burke.

        American women of working age are the most educated ever. Yet it’s the most educated women who face the biggest gender gaps in seniority and pay: At the top of Author: Claire Cain Miller. The women of colonial times wore different clothes than women do today. Their clothing would be considered uncomfortable, hot, and impractical today. Women's clothing consisted of several layers. Working women wore clothing made of cotton, linen, or wool. Wealthy women often wore softer, lighter clothes made from satin and silk.


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Spanning the years from to the present, selections from diaries, popular magazines, historical works, oral 4/5(1).

Get this from a library. America's working women. [Rosalyn Baxandall; Linda Gordon; Susan M Reverby;] -- Contains primary source materials and sections on black slaves, Lowell, women on the Oregon trail, nursing, white slavery, letters from black migrants, the Lawrence textile strike, the Triangle fire.

America's working women. on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. America's working cturer: Unknown. America's Women tells the story of more than four centuries of history. It features a stunning array of personalities, from the women peering worriedly over the side of the Mayflower to feminists having a grand old time protesting beauty pageants and bridal fairs.

Introduction In my house, I have a room in which one wall is entirely covered with books that I used while writing America's Women: Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates and I look at them I like to remember that there was a time, not very long ago, when teachers who wanted to offer courses on women's history were told there wasn't enough information to cover an entire semester.

But the book is not just a collection of interesting tidbits. The greatest accomplishment of America's Women Americas working women book that it weaves together the voices of so many different females. In Collins' hands, it's not hard to find the common thread between these women and to imagine the notion of a helpless fairer sex banished for good.

_America's Working Women_ is a magnificient and thorough anthology of the female experience in America. I was particularly impressed and pleased that not just European - American women were included, but also Native Americans, immigrants (just off the boat from where-ever), Asian - Americans, African - Americans, Hispanic - Americans it is very comprehensive in this all also 5/5(2).

The sorry state of America's working women. with the latter representing what was termed “The Second Shift” in a book about how women.

A landmark work when it appeared inAmerica's Working Women helped form the field of women's studies and transform labor history. Now the authors have enlarged the dimensions of this important anthology; more than half the selections and all the introductory material are new/5(26). America's Women Chapter 5.

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But there's a catch: The same ideas that Author: Matt Zeitlin. Good. Americas Working Women: A Documentary History, to the Present (Sara F. Yos. Paperback in Good condition. Our eBay StoreTerms & ConditionsStock Photos: The photos displayed within our listings are Stock Photos provided by eBay and the publisher as a visual aid/5(26).

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Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. But in reality, the U.S. working class—defined for this analysis as participants in the labor force 4 with less than a four-year college degree—is more diverse than ever and growing more so.

5 Sincethe industrial work that has often been discussed by policymakers on the campaign trail has been shrinking as a share of working-class. Working Women in America: Split Dreams intersperses first-person accounts throughout the book and provides a number of vignettes of women employed in a variety of occupations.

It is an ideal text for courses in women's studies, sociology, economics, social work, and history, and fascinating reading for anyone interested in women and their work.

Women in early America typically worked in the home. This was true from the Colonial period through the American Revolution, though the romanticizing this role as the Domestic Sphere didn't come until the early 19th century.

In early America among the colonists, the work of a wife was often alongside her husband, running a household, farm or. In their first book, Shipman and Kay argue that women, increasingly valuable to businesses, have the ability to negotiate workplace flexibility. Like good journalists, Shipman (Good Morning America) and Kay (BBC World News America) provide hard numbers as well as anecdotal evidence and bite-sized “news you can use” (advice).

Praise “Terrorizing Women facilitates a transdisciplinary and transnational dialogue through its contributions from feminist researchers; women’s rights and human rights advocates; legal scholars; and witnesses who are writing from and about Latin America’s growth in murders, disappearances, and other forms of violence against women[It] will especially be pertinent for readers.

Illuminating cultural history of American women from the first colonists to the present day. New York Times editorial page editor Collins (Scorpion Tongues, ) has turned a veritable mountain of research into an exceptionally readable, lively account of the contradictions and conflicts that have shaped women’s roles in the central theme is “the tension between the yearning to.

Pages. Buy the book. America is in the grip of a historic crisis that, despite its manifest importance, somehow managed to remain more .From the women peering worriedly over the side of the Mayflower to feminists having a grand old time protesting beauty pageants and bridal fairs, America's Women tells the story of how women shaped the nation and our vision of what it means to be female in America.

Spanning wars, the pioneering days, the fight for suffrage, the Depression, the era of Rosie the Riveter, the civil rights.

In some periods, women were expected to work in the fields and behind the barricades—to colonize the nation, pioneer the West, and run the defense industries of World War II. In the decades between, economic forces and cultural attitudes shunted them back into the home, confining them to the role of moral beacon and domestic goddess.