ERIC Number: ED417320
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Women and Work. Exploring Race, Ethnicity, and Class. Women and Work, Volume 6.
Higginbotham, Elizabeth, Ed.; Romero, Mary, Ed.
This book contains 10 papers exploring the effects of race, ethnicity, and class on women in the workplace. The following papers are included: "Series Editors' Introduction" (Ann Stromberg, Barbara A. Gutek, Laurie Larwood); "Introduction" (Elizabeth Higginbotham). The book is organized in four parts. Part I, "Historical and Economic Perspectives," includes: "An Economic Profile of Women in the United States" (Barbara J. Robles); "Speaking Up: The Politics of Black Women's Labor History" (Sharon Harley). Part II, "Manufacturing and Domestic Service," includes: "The Evolution of Alohawear: Colonialism, Race, Ethnicity, Class, and Gender in Hawaii's Garment Industry" (Joyce N. Chinen); "Women's Resistance in the Sun Belt: Anglos and Hispanas Respond to Managerial Control" (Louise Lamphere, Patricia Zavella); "Working 'Without Papers' in the United States: Toward the Integration of Legal Status in Frameworks of Race, Class, and Gender" (Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo). Part III, "Health Care, Professions, Managerial Positions, and Entrepreneurship," includes: "Class Experience and Conflict in a Feminist Workplace: A Case Study" (Sandra Morgen); "Black and White Professional-Managerial Women's Perceptions of Racism and Sexism in the Workplace" (Lynn Weber, Elizabeth Higginbotham); "Korean Immigrant Wives' Labor Force Participation, Marital Power, and Status" (Pyong Gap Min). Part IV, "Working for a Better Community: Dilemmas in Building Solidarity," includes: "Working-Class Mexican-American Women and 'Voluntarism': 'We Have to Do It!'" (Mary Pardo); "The Third Shift: Black Women's Club Activities in Denver, 1900-1925" (Lynda F. Dickson); and "Epilogue" (Mary Romero). Most papers contain substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Asian Americans, Blacks, Case Studies, Community Development, Economic Change, Employed Women, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Patterns, Employment Practices, Employment Problems, Entrepreneurship, Ethnicity, Feminism, Health Occupations, Hispanic Americans, Household Workers, Managerial Occupations, Manufacturing Industry, Race, Racial Discrimination, Salary Wage Differentials, Sex Bias, Sex Discrimination, Social Class, Social Science Research, Unions, Whites, Work Environment, Working Class
Sage Publications, 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320 (paperback: ISBN-0-8039-5059-4; hardcover: ISBN-0-8039-5058-6).
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Colorado (Denver); Hawaii