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Title Women working : theories and facts in perspective / edited by Ann Helton Stromberg and Shirley Harkess.

Publication Info. Mountain View, Calif. : Mayfield Pub. Co., [1988]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  331.4 W872WW    Check Shelf
Edition Second edition.
Description xv, 431 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Women and work in the social sciences / Joan Acker -- A history of women's work in the United States / Karen Anderson -- The data on women's labor force participation / Glenna Spitze -- The doubly disadvantaged : women of color in the U.S. labor force / Shelley A. Smith and Marta Tienda -- Some economic approaches to the persistence of wage differences between men and women / Mary Huff Stevenson -- Sociological explanations of the male-female wage gap : individualist and structuralist theories / Shelley Coverman -- Contributions of Marxism and feminism to the sociology of women and work / Natalie J. Sokoloff -- Girls' socialization for work / Carol Ireson and Sandra Gill -- Marriage, family life, and women's employment / Jane Riblett Wilkie -- Women in male-dominated professional and managerial occupations / Barbara F. Reskin and Polly A. Phipps -- Women in female-dominated professions / Ann Helton Stromberg -- Women in clerical work / Barbara A. Gutek -- Women in sales and service occupations / Catherine White Berheide -- Women in blue-collar occupations : traditional and nontraditional / Brigid O'Farrell -- Invisible and independent : lesbians' experiences in the workplace / Beth E. Schneider -- Women's unpaid labor : home and community / Sarah Fenstermaker Berk -- Policies affecting women's employment in industrial countries / Ronnie J. Steinberg and Alice Cook -- Sex discrimination and the law / Andrea S. Christensen -- Directions for the future / Shirley Harkess.
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 361-411.
Subject Women -- Employment -- United States.
Sexual division of labor -- United States.
Pay equity -- United States.
Indexed Term United States Women personnel
Added Author Stromberg, Ann Helton.
Harkess, Shirley.
ISBN 0874847443 paperback
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