Women, Work, and Protest: A Century of U.S. Women's Labor History

Women, Work, and Protest: A Century of U.S. Women's Labor History

by Ruth Milkman (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138008090
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/30/2012
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Bread Before Roses: American Workingmen, Labor Unions and the Family Wage Martha May 2. Labor Organizing and Female Institution-building: The Chicago Women’s Trade Union League, 1904-24 Collette A. Hyman 3. Bread and Roses Revisited: Women’s Culture and Working-class Activism in the Lawrence Strike of 1912 Ardis Cameron 4. The Women of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Strike, 1913-14 Priscilla Long 5. Another Look at the International Ladie’s Garment Worker’s Union: Women, Industry Structure and Collective Action Roger Waldinger 6. Problems of Coalition-building: Women and Trade Unions in the 1920s Alice Kessler-Harris 7. Survival Strategies Among African-American Women Workers: A Continuing Process Rosalyn Terborg-Penn 8. ‘I Know which Side I’m on’: Southern Women in the Labor Movement in the Twentieth Century Mary Frederickson 9. ‘Where I was a Person’: The Ladies’ Auxiliary in the 1934 Minneapolis Teamsters’ Strike Marjorie Penn Lasky 10. ‘We’re no Kitty Foyles’: Organizing Office Workers for the Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1937-50 Sharon Hartman Strom 11. Organizing the United Automobile Workers: Women Workers at the Ternstedt General Motors Parts Plant Ruth Meyerowitz 12. Women and the United Automobile Worker’s Union in the 1950s Nancy Gabin 13. Unionized Women in State and Local Government Deborah E. Bell 14. Women Workers, Feminism and the Labor Movement since the 1960s Ruth Milkman

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