BooknewsA history of the origins and impact of the landmark 1908 Supreme Court decision that limited a woman's workday to ten hours, concentrating on aspects of Progressive reform, the case itself, and the conflict it generated within the women's movement over the issue of classification by gender. Presents a detailed overview of the case and its implications, and primary documents including court decisions, briefs, and essays by leading Progressive-era reformers. Includes a chronology of major hours and wage cases from 1895-1941, and b&w photos. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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