United States Government Documents on Women, 1800-1990: A Comprehensive Bibliography Volume II: Labor

United States Government Documents on Women, 1800-1990: A Comprehensive Bibliography Volume II: Labor

by Mary Ellen Huls


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Often ignored in bibliographies and indexes, U.S. government documents provide a rich resource for understanding the status of American women. Huls' two-volume bibliography provides easy subject access to some 7,000 documents on social and employment issues, spanning nearly two centuries. Annotated entries covering published reports of Congress, agencies, councils, and commissions are arranged chronologically within topical chapters. Volume II: Labor covers issues related to women in paid employment, including protective labor legislation, affirmative action, federal employment and training programs, vocational counseling, and day care. It lists over 3,000 documents. Each volume includes a detailed subject index.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313281570
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/26/1993
Series: Bibliographies and Indexes in Women's Studies , #17
Pages: 500
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

MARY ELLEN HULS is Manager of Library Systems, San Joaquin Valley Library System. She is the author of Food Additives and Their Impact on Health: A Bibliography (1988).

Table of Contents

Women in the Labor Force

Employment Discrimination and Affirmative Action

Pay Equity

Minimum Wage

Protective Labor Legislation

Industrial Health and Safety

Employee Benefits and Maternity Leave

Statistical Reports and Industry Studies

Women in Medical Professions

Military Nursing and Health Care Providers

Women in the Armed Forces

War Work and Civil Defense

Women in Government Employment

Household Employment

Clerical Workers

Women Entrepreneurs

Careers and Career Guidance

Vocational Education and Employment Training Programs

Child Care and Eldercare

The Women's Bureau

Personal Author Index

Subject Index

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