A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences

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Product Details

Price
$30.00
Publisher
University Press of Kentucky
Publish Date
April 15, 2014
Pages
196
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.4 X 0.6 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780813145136

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About the Author

Alice Kessler-Harris is R. Gordon Hoxie Professor of American History and professor in the Institute for Research on Women and Gender at Columbia University. She is the author of numerous books, including In Pursuit of Equity: Women, Men and the Quest for Economic Citizenship in Twentieth Century America; Out to Work: A History of Wage-Earning Women in the United States; and A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman.

Reviews

"Poses hard, pressing questions about wage justice and provides the historical perspective that is needed to answer them." -- New York Times Book Review


"Argues persuasively for a feminist viewpoint grounded in intense historical analysis. A challenging, thought-provoking book." -- Library Journal


"A rich collection of essays about the gendered construction of the wage in the twentieth-century United States." -- Women's Review of Books