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Holding the Line: Women in the Great Arizona Mine Strike of 1983
Holding the Line: Women in the Great Arizona Mine Strike of 1983
by Barbara Kingsolver
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Holding the Line, Barbara Kingsolver's first non-fiction book, is the story of women's lives transformed by an a signal event. Set in the small mining towns of Arizona, it is part oral history and part social criticism, exploring the process of... (read more)

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Maid to Order in Hong Kong: Stories of Migrant Workers
Maid to Order in Hong Kong: Stories of Migrant Workers
by Nicole Constable
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In this update of her 1997 ethnography, Constable (anthropology, U. of Pittsburgh) traces changes that have taken place in the service sector of Hong Kong's workforce since its reunification with mainland China in that year. Though the influx of... (read more)

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Good Girls Revolt (12 Edition)
Good Girls Revolt (12 Edition)
by Povich
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It was the 1960s––a time of economic boom and social strife. Young women poured into the workplace, but the “Help Wanted” ads were segregated by gender and the “Mad Men” office culture was rife with sexual... (read more)

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Common Sense and a Little Fire: Women and Working-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965 (Gender and American Culture)
Common Sense and a Little Fire: Women and Working-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965 (Gender and American Culture)
by Annelise Orleck
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Substantially expands our knowledge of twentieth-century working-class women•s political activity. New York History A major contribution to twentieth-century labor history. . . . Orleck's book is rich in detail and comprehensive in analysis. Reviews... (read more)

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Changing the Game: Women at Work in Las Vegas, 1940 to 1990 (Wilbur S. Shepperson Series in Nevada History)
Changing the Game: Women at Work in Las Vegas, 1940 to 1990 (Wilbur S. Shepperson Series in Nevada History)
by Joanne L Goodwin
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The growth of Las Vegas that began in the 1940s brought an influx of both women and men looking to work in the expanding hotel and casino industries. In fact, for the next fifty years the proportion of women in the labor force was greater in Las Vegas... (read more)

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Rise to the Top: How Woman Leverage Their Professional Persona to Earn More
Rise to the Top: How Woman Leverage Their Professional Persona to Earn More
by Stacey Hawley
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"This is a must-read for women who are interested in navigating the world of compensation. Based on her work with hundreds of companies, Hawley provides a clear, concise guide on how to optimize the perception of [your] worth to a company and negotiate... (read more)

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Women of Steel and Stone: 22 Inspirational Architects, Engineers, and Landscape Designers (Women of Action)
Women of Steel and Stone: 22 Inspirational Architects, Engineers, and Landscape Designers (Women of Action)
by Anna M Lewis
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An inspiration for young people who love to design, build, and work with their hands, Women of Steel and Stone tells the stories of 22 female architects, engineers, and landscape designers from the 1800s to today. Engaging profiles based on historical... (read more)

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Doing Without: Women and Work After Welfare Reform
Doing Without: Women and Work After Welfare Reform
by Jane Henrici
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The welfare reform legislation enacted in 1996 was applauded by many for the successes it had in dramatically reducing the number of people receiving public assistance, most of whom were women with children. Today, however, more than a decade later... (read more)

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The Mathematics of Sex: How Biology and Society Conspire to Limit Talented Women and Girls
The Mathematics of Sex: How Biology and Society Conspire to Limit Talented Women and Girls
by Stephen J Ceci
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Nearly half of all physicians and biologists are females, as are the majority of new psychologists, veterinarians, and dentists, suggesting that women have achieved equality with men in the workforce. But the ranks of professionals in math-intensive... (read more)

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Xx Factor: How the Rise of Working Women Has Created a Far Less Equal World (13 Edition)
Xx Factor: How the Rise of Working Women Has Created a Far Less Equal World (13 Edition)
by Alison Wolf
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Noted British academic and journalist Alison Wolf offers a surprising and thoughtful study of the professional elite, and  examines the causes—and limits—of women’s rise and the consequences of their difficult choices. The gender... (read more)

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Latinas and African American Women at Work: Race, Gender, and Economic Inequality
Latinas and African American Women at Work: Race, Gender, and Economic Inequality
by Irene Browne
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Contains 13 contributions in which prominent sociologists and economists investigate the mixed progress of Latinas and African American women in the US labor market. Contributions are divided into three sections: employment and earnings; the dynamics... (read more)

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Beyond Work-Family Balance: Advancing Gender Equity and Workplace Performance (Jossey-Bass Business & Management)
Beyond Work-Family Balance: Advancing Gender Equity and Workplace Performance (Jossey-Bass Business & Management)
by Rhona Rapoport
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"This book should be read by anyone who would like to (or needs to!) reflect on the universal work-life challenges, which are not exclusively women's but apply equally to men. Companies and other organizations wanting to succeed and survive both now and... (read more)

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Secrets of Powerful Women: Leading Change for a New Generation
Secrets of Powerful Women: Leading Change for a New Generation
by Andrea Wong
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"There is something special that happens when you get a group of powerful women in a room . . . and shut the door." --Andrea Wong, President and CEO, Lifetime Networks "There's such a reservoir of power among us when we pool our resources and uplift each... (read more)

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Social Movements, Protest and Contention #27: Unraveling the Garment Industry: Transnational Organizing and Women's Work
Social Movements, Protest and Contention #27: Unraveling the Garment Industry: Transnational Organizing and Women's Work
by Ethel C Brooks
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Taking an ethnographic approach to the topic, Brooks (women's and gender studies and sociology, Rutgers U.) analyzes the logic, origins, objectives, and consequences of three transnational consumer-oriented protest campaigns against abusive labor... (read more)

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Mistakes I Made at Work: 25 Influential Women Reflect on What They Got Out of Getting It Wrong
Mistakes I Made at Work: 25 Influential Women Reflect on What They Got Out of Getting It Wrong
by Jessica Bacal
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High-achieving women share their worst mistakes at work—and how learning from them paved the way to success. Named by Fast Company as a "Top 10 Book You Need to Read This Year"   In Mistakes I Made at Work, a Publishers Weekly Top 10 Business... (read more)

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The Diary of a Shirtwaist Striker (Literature of American Labor)
The Diary of a Shirtwaist Striker (Literature of American Labor)
by Theresa Ser Malkiel
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Originally published in 1910, this is a fictional account of the 1909 New York shirtwaist makers' strike, written by a Jewish immigrant who was a labor activist and militant socialist. The informative introduction to this edition is by Francoise Basch,... (read more)

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Life as We Have Known It
Life as We Have Known It
by Margaret Lle Davies
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"You unlocked a drawer and took out a packet of papers. . . . Sometimes, you said, you got a letter which you could not bring yourself to burn; once or twice a Guildswoman had at your suggestion written a few pages about her life . . ." --Virginia Woolf... (read more)

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The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Pushes Back from the Brink
The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Pushes Back from the Brink
by Maria Shriver
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Fifty years after President Lyndon B. Johnson called for a War on Poverty and enlisted Sargent Shriver to oversee it, the most important social issue of our day is once again the dire economic straits of millions of Americans. 1 in 3 Americans today... (read more)

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Her Brilliant Career: Ten Extraordinary Women of the Fifties
Her Brilliant Career: Ten Extraordinary Women of the Fifties
by Rachel Cooke
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In Her Brilliant Career, acclaimed journalist Rachel Cooke goes back in time to offer an entertaining and iconoclastic look at ten women in the 1950s—pioneers whose professional careers and complicated private lives helped to create the... (read more)

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Money, a Memoir: Women, Emotions, and Cash
Money, a Memoir: Women, Emotions, and Cash
by Liz Perle
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Long ago, and not entirely consciously, Liz Perle made a quiet contract with cash: She would do what it took to get it--work hard, marry right--but she didn't want to have to think about it too much. Since she was a young girl, the subject of money had... (read more)

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