The state and working women

a comparative study of Britain and Sweden
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Princeton University Press , Princeton, N.J
Women -- Employment -- Great Britain, Discrimination in employment -- Government policy -- Great Britain, Day care centers -- Government policy -- Great Britain, Women -- Employment -- Sweden, Discrimination in employment -- Government policy -- Sweden, Day care centers -- Government policy -- S

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Great Britain., Sw

StatementMary Ruggie.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD6135 .R84 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 361 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2867293M
ISBN 100691094071, 0691101698
LC Control Number84042563

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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.

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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.

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Also some great interviews with successful millennial women Reviews: Since the beginning of the women’s rights movement, women who devoted their lives to reform often were middle and upper class women.

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, however, working women began supporting suffrage in greater numbers. They joined labor unions, held strikes for h.

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state of oregon, upholding the constitutionality of the oregon ten hour law for women; and the brief for the state of oregon by louis d. brandeis, assisted by josephine goldmark, new york, national consumers‎5/5(2). By embracing a variety of professions, from tattoo artists to architects, the reader gets a first-hand account of what the working world is like for women of all ages, races, and backgrounds.

Despite having slightly higher education levels, women working full-time in the US still only earn 79% of what men do. Stanford economist and author of Sharing the Work, Myra Strober, picks the best books—and one article—that explain the gender wage gap, and, more importantly, show us what we can do about it.

Interview by Sophie Roell.

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As the pages detailing the arguments for women's suffrage illustrate, suffragists contended that women, specifically middle-class white women, needed the vote so they could protect working women.

The antisuffragists recognized this claim as one of suffragists' strongest, and they sought to refute it with stories about how working women did not. The book Working Women in America: Split Dreams, Hesse-Biber and Carter explain globalization and the relationship of women working in developing countries as well.

The white women worked mainly in the home doing the normal such as cooking, cleaning, and caring for the children, they also did spinning and weaving they also made soap, lace. Not only does the book offer stellar advice, it also provides an easy conversation starter for talking with women or men, professionals or friends about the challenge of balancing your work and personal life.

Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office: Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers by Lois P. Frankel, PhD. Whether a first-time freelancer, budding businesswoman, or dedicated professional looking to enhance your prospects, The Working Woman’s Handbook is a go-to career and lifestyle guide for ambitious young women everywhere.

What Percentage of Women Work. Current: "In about one in three women participated in the labor force. Bynearly three of every five women of working age were in the labor force. Among women age 16 and over, the labor force participation rate was percent incompared with percent in Working Women Married women entered the paid labor force in large numbers.

Inonly 6 percent of married women worked outside the home, usually when their blue-collar husbands were unemployed. The State of Working America, an ongoing analysis published since by the Economic Policy Institute, includes a wide variety of data on family incomes, wages, jobs, unemployment, wealth, and poverty that allow for a clear, unbiased understanding of the economy’s effect on the living standards of working Americans.

Explore our list of Women in the Workplace Books at Barnes & Noble®. Get your order fast and stress free with free curbside pickup. Women are Integral to Today’s Workforce. There are million women in the civilian labor force. Almost 47 percent of U.S. workers are women. More than 39 percent of women work in occupations where women make up at least three-quarters of the workforce.

Women own close to 10 million businesses, accounting for $ trillion in receipts. "Shutterbabe" was not a particularly good book about being a woman photojournalist but it was a book about being a woman photojounalist.

I wanted this book to be great. Not many women get to do this kind of work and I really wanted to hear her story. There was a semi decent one, I think called "Strip City" about working as a stripper. The State of Women at Work. In ways good and bad, was a big year for women.

A record-breaking number of women ran for office—and won. Trailblazing women. Funny Posts for Working Women I Think About Often: I mentioned the am-I-wearing pants flowchart from Buzzfeed above, but this comic on bitchface is also pretty great. Also from Buzzfeed: 26 things Hilary Clinton thinks about you.

Time magazine looked at some hilarious stock photos of working women. This publication seeks to interpret the census data of over eight million “women working for gain in the United States.” The author provides answers to the questions who, what, why, and what next.

The report includes demographic analysis, descriptions of working environments, and recommendations for the future. #GIRLBOSS, by Sophia Amoruso As a teen, Sophia Amoruso was shoplifting and dumpster-diving, jumping from menial job to menial job. As an adult, she’s the founder, creative director, and CEO of Nasty Gal, a $million online retailer of clothes, shoes, and accessories for the same kind of irreverent, self-possessed, slightly punk/slightly hip-hop young woman she’s become.

'This annual report from McKinsey & Company and is the largest study of the state of women in corporate America. Based on five years of data from almost companies, this year’s report features: Trends in the representation of women based on five years of pipeline data, Data-driven recommendations for closing gender disparities in hiring and promotions, Findings on the practices.

This book is based on the 12 critical areas of concern identified at the Beijing Conference: 1 The persistent and increasing burden of poverty on women 2 Inequalities and inadequacies in and unequal access to education and training. In Women and Work, Susan Ferguson explores the history of feminist discourse, examining the ways in which feminists have conceptualized women’s work and placed labor, and its reproduction, at the heart of their program for emancipation.

In the United States, the "Rosie the Riveter" image, as it has become known, is an iconic representation of the US government's efforts to exhort women to work during World War II, and has been adapted numerous times to represent working women or, more broadly, women overcoming adversity and other proto-feminist messages.

T he “women in the workplace” genre might call to mind s cinematic classics like Working Girl and 9 to women have been hard at work—and writing about their experiences—for much longer than that. The books below detail the hardship, sorrow, confidence, pleasure, and pride that work can provide.History of the organization of work - History of the organization of work - Women in the workforce: For most of written history, agriculture was the chief human occupation, and heavy physical labour was not confined to men.

Women performed physically demanding chores such as grinding grain by hand in a stone quern, drawing and carrying water, gathering wood, and churning milk to make butter.