A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences

A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences

by Alice Kessler-Harris

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A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences by Alice Kessler-Harris

Hidden inside everyone's paycheck is a set of social constructs that conveys messages about our lives and social roles. In this path breaking book, Alice Kessler-Harris explores the meanings of women's wages in the United States in the twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813105512
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication date: 04/28/1990
Series: The Blazer Lectures
Pages: 184

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.

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