womens work

Book Title : Women s Work The First 20 000 Years Women Cloth and Society in Early Times
Author : Elizabeth Wayland Barber
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release Date : 1995-09-17
Pages : 336
ISBN : 9780393285581
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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"A fascinating history of…[a craft] that preceded and made possible civilization itself." —New York Times Book Review New discoveries about the textile arts reveal women's unexpectedly influential role in ancient societies. Twenty thousand years ago, women were making and wearing the first clothing created from spun fibers. In fact, right up to the Industrial Revolution the fiber arts were an enormous economic force, belonging primarily to women. Despite the great toil required in making cloth and clothing, most books on ancient history and economics have no information on them. Much of this gap results from the extreme perishability of what women produced, but it seems clear that until now descriptions of prehistoric and early historic cultures have omitted virtually half the picture. Elizabeth Wayland Barber has drawn from data gathered by the most sophisticated new archaeological methods—methods she herself helped to fashion. In a "brilliantly original book" (Katha Pollitt, Washington Post Book World), she argues that women were a powerful economic force in the ancient world, with their own industry: fabric.

Book Title : Women s Work
Author : Joel Perlmann
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Release Date : 2001-04-18
Pages : 192
ISBN : 0226660419
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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American schoolteaching is one of few occupations to have undergone a thorough gender shift yet previous explanations have neglected a key feature of the transition: its regional character. By the early 1800s, far higher proportions of women were teaching in the Northeast than in the South, and this regional difference was reproduced as settlers moved West before the Civil War. What explains the creation of these divergent regional arrangements in the East, their recreation in the West, and their eventual disappearance by the next century? In Women's Work the authors blend newly available quantitative evidence with historical narrative to show that distinctive regional school structures and related cultural patterns account for the initial regional difference, while a growing recognition that women could handle the work after they temporarily replaced men during the Civil War helps explain this widespread shift to female teachers later in the century. Yet despite this shift, a significant gender gap in pay and positions remained. This book offers an original and thought-provoking account of a remarkable historical transition.

Book Title : Women s Work
Author : A. A. Brooke
Publisher : Good Press
Release Date : 2019-12-09
Pages : 235
ISBN : EAN:4064066216078
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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"Women's Work" by A. A. Brooke, Margaret Whitley. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Book Title : Women s Work 1840 1940
Author : Elizabeth Roberts
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 1995-09-28
Pages : 79
ISBN : 0521552656
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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A unique overview of the issues surrounding women's work from 1840-1940.

Book Title : Key Issues in Women s Work
Author : Catherine Hakim
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release Date : 2004
Pages : 258
ISBN : 1904385168
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Rethinking patriarchy and male dominance

Book Title : Women s Work
Author : Laurel Smith-Doerr
Publisher : Lynne Rienner Publishers
Release Date : 2004
Pages : 205
ISBN : 1588262642
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Women scientists working in small, for-profit companies are eight times more likely than their university counterparts to head a research lab. Why? Laurel Smith-Doerr reveals that, contrary to widely held assumptions, strong career opportunities for women and minorities do not depend on the formal policies and long job ladders that large, hierarchical bureaucracies provide. In fact, highly internally linked bio technology firms are far better workplaces for female scientists (when compared to university settings or established pharmaceutical companies), offering women richer opportunities for career advancement. Based on quantitative analyses of more than two-thousand life scientists careers and qualitative studies of scientists in eight biotech and university settings, Smith-Doerr s work shows clearly that the network form of organization, rather than fostering old boy networks, provides the organizational flexibility that not only stimulates innovation, but also aids women s success.

Book Title : The Employments of Women
Author : Virginia Penny
Publisher : Boston : Walker, Wise
Release Date : 1863
Pages : 500
ISBN : HARVARD:32044087368825
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Book Title : Women s Work Questioning Gender Roles in Separate Spheres
Author : Elisabeth O'Donnell
Publisher : Lulu.com
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ISBN : 9780359556762
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Book Title : Women s Work Men s Work
Author : Betty Wood
Publisher : University of Georgia Press
Release Date : 1995
Pages : 247
ISBN : 0820316679
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In Women's Work, Men's Work, Betty Wood examines the struggle of bondpeople to secure and retain for themselves recognized rights as producers and consumers in the context of the brutal, formal slave economy sanctified by law. Wood examines this struggle in the Georgia lowcountry over a period of eighty years, from the 1750s to the 1830s, when, she argues, the evolution of the system of informal slave economies had reached the point that it would henceforth dominate Savannah's political agenda until the Civil War and emancipation. The daily battles of bondpeople to secure rights as producers and consumers reflected and reinforced the integrity of the private lives they were determined to fashion for themselves, Wood posits. Their families formed the essential base upon which, and for which, they organized their informal economies. An expanding market in Savannah provided opportunities for them to negotiate terms for the sale of their labor and produce, and for them to purchase the goods and services they sought. In considering the quasi-autonomous economic activities of bondpeople, Wood outlines the equally significant, but quite different, roles of bondwomen and bondmen in organizing these economies. She also analyzes the influence of evangelical Protestant Christianity on bondpeople, and the effects of the fusion of religious and economic morality on their circumstances. For a combination of practical and religious reasons, Wood finds, informal slave economies, with their impact on whites, became the single most important issue in Savannah politics. She contends that, by the 1820s, bondpeople were instrumental in defining the political agenda of a divided city--a significant, if unintentional, achievement.

Book Title : Women s Work
Author : Kari Aguila
Publisher : Coley Press
Release Date : 2013-11-18
Pages : 298
ISBN : 0991165004
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Set in the Pacific Northwest some time after the Last War, against a backdrop of a now woman-led society with men roaming the country in small, vicious groups, Kate and her family must decide what to do when a lone man turns up on their doorstep one night in need of their help.