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  • Global Woman: Nannies, Maids, and Sex Workers in the New Economy

    Global Woman: Nannies, Maids, and Sex Workers in the New Economy

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805075090

    Women are moving around the globe as never before. But for every female executive racking up frequent flier miles, there are multitudes of women whose journeys go unnoticed. Each year, millions leave third world countries to work in the homes, nurse…

  • The Infinite Machine

    The Infinite Machine
    av Camila Russo

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062886149

    Written with the verve of such works as The Big Short, The History of the Future, and The Spider Network, here is the fascinating, true story of the rise of Ethereum, the second-biggest digital asset in the world, the growth of cryptocurrency, and t…

  • Perspektiv på kvinnors hälsa i arbetslivet

    Perspektiv på kvinnors hälsa i arbetslivet
    av Sharareh Akhavan, Jennifer Bullington, Kerstin Fredriksson, Marie Jansson, Britt-Inger Keisu, Ola Leijon, Per Lindberg, Maria Steinberg

    Häftad - 2011 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789144070469

    Vägen till jämställdhet är lång och än har vi inte nått målet. Den politiska viljan och de sociala normer som styr mäns och kvinnors vardagsliv är ännu inte riktigt i fas. Den könsuppdelade arbetsmarknaden i Sverige betyder lägre löner för kvinnor o…

  • Mellan arbete och familj : ett dilemma för kvinnor i 1900-talets Sverige

    Mellan arbete och familj : ett dilemma för kvinnor i 1900-talets Sverige
    av Maria Stanfors

    Häftad - 2017 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789144121604

    Hur har relationen mellan arbete och familj förändrats i Sverige under 1900-talet? Maria Stanfors ger en samlad bild av den långsiktiga utvecklingen av kvinnors arbete, karriärer, utbildning och barnafödande. Hon visar vilka val kvinnor i Sverige st…

  • American Milliners and their World

    American Milliners and their World
    av Nadine Stewart

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350063754

    Studies of millinery tend to focus on hats, rather than the extraordinarily skilled workers who create them. American Milliners and their World sets out to redress the balance, examining the position of the milliner in American society from the 18th…

  • In the Company of Women

    In the Company of Women
    av Grace Bonney

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781579655976

    Across the globe, women are embracing their entrepreneurial spirits and starting creative businesses. In the Company of Women profiles over 100 of these influential and creative women from all ages, races, backgrounds, and industries. Chock full of…

  • Att bryta innanförskapet : Kritiska perspektiv på jämställdhet och mångfald

    Att bryta innanförskapet : Kritiska perspektiv på jämställdhet och mångfald
    av Malinda Andersson, Lovise Haj Brade, Malin Espersson, Måns Fellesson, Britt-Inger Keisu, Tina Mattsson, Paula Mählck, Malin Rönnblom, Kerstin Sandell, Irina Schmitt, Eva Schömer, Rebecca Selberg

    Danskt band - 2014 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789170611513

    Högre utbildning och forskning är en av de samhällsarenor där kvinnors position radikalt har förändrats de senaste trettio åren. Kvinnor är inte länge en minoritet inom akademin i stort, sam­tidigt som män fortfarande dominerar på lednings­positione…

  • Mining Coal and Undermining Gender

    Mining Coal and Undermining Gender
    av Jessica Smith Rolston

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813563671

    Though mining is an infamously masculine industry, women make up 20 percent of all production crews in Wyoming's Powder River Basin - the largest coal-producing region in the United States. How do these women fit into a working culture supposedly ho…

  • Mining Coal and Undermining Gender

    Mining Coal and Undermining Gender
    av Jessica Smith Rolston

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813563688

    Though mining is an infamously masculine industry, women make up 20 percent of all production crews in Wyoming's Powder River Basin-the largest coal-producing region in the United States. How do these women fit into a working culture supposedly host…

  • Ready-to-Wear and Ready-to-Work

    Ready-to-Wear and Ready-to-Work
    av Nancy L. Green

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822318743

    Nancy L. Green offers a critical and lively look at New York's Seventh Avenue and the Parisian Sentier in this first comparative study of the two historical centers of the women's garment industry. Torn between mass production and "art," this indust…

  • Ready-to-Wear and Ready-to-Work

    Ready-to-Wear and Ready-to-Work
    av Nancy L. Green

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822318842

    Nancy L. Green offers a critical and lively look at New York's Seventh Avenue and the Parisian Sentier in this first comparative study of the two historical centers of the women's garment industry. Torn between mass production and "art," this indust…

  • She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement

    She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement
    av Jodi Kantor, Megan Twohey

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525560340

    The instant New York Times bestseller. An instant classic of investigative journalism...'All the President's Men' for the Me Too era. -- Carlos Lozada, The Washington Post From the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters who broke the news of Harvey Weinst…

  • Brotopia

    Brotopia

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525540175

    Silicon Valley is a modern utopia where anyone can change the world. Unless youre a woman.For women in tech, Silicon Valley is not a fantasyland of unicorns, virtual reality rainbows, and 3D-printed lollipops, where millions of dollars grow on trees…

  • Brotopia

    Brotopia

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780735213531

    Silicon Valley is a modern utopia where anyone can change the world. Unless you're a woman.For women in tech, Silicon Valley is not a fantasyland of unicorns, virtual reality rainbows, and 3D-printed lollipops, where millions of dollars grow on tree…

  • Women's Employment in Europe

    Women's Employment in Europe
    av Colette Fagan

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415198547

    Based on extensive original research, this volume examines contemporary patterns of womens employment in Europe in the context of the profound economic, social and cultural changes that have taken place in recent years. It considers the progress mad…

  • Women's Employment in Europe

    Women's Employment in Europe
    av Colette Fagan

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415198530

    Based on extensive original research, this volume examines contemporary patterns of womens employment in Europe in the context of the profound economic, social and cultural changes that have taken place in recent years. It considers the progress mad…

  • A Uterus Is a Feature, Not a Bug

    A Uterus Is a Feature, Not a Bug
    av Sarah Lacy

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062641816

    A rally cry for working mothers everywhere that demolishes the "distracted, emotional, weak" stereotype and definitively shows that these professionals are more focused, decisive, and stronger than any other force. Working mothers aren't a liability…

  • The Female Economy

    The Female Economy
    av Wendy Gamber

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780252066016

    Hemmed in by "women's work" much less than has been thought, women in the late 1800s and early 1900s were the primary entrepreneurs in the millinery and dressmaking trades. The Female Economy explores that lost world of women's dominance, showing ho…

  • Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive

    Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive
    av Stephanie Land

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316505116

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Evicted meets Nickel and Dimed in Stephanie Land's memoir about working as a maid, a beautiful and gritty exploration of poverty in America. Includes a foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich. At 28, Stephanie Land's plans of brea…

  • Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive

    Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive
    av Stephanie Land

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316505093

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Evicted meets Nickel and Dimed in Stephanie Land's memoir about working as a maid, a beautiful and gritty exploration of poverty in America. Includes a foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich. At 28, Stephanie Land's plans of brea…

  • Feminist Political Ecology and the Economics of Care

    Feminist Political Ecology and the Economics of Care

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138123663

    This book envisages a different form of our economies where care work and care-full relationships are central to social and cultural life. It sets out a feminist vision of a caring economy and asks what needs to change economically and ecologically…

  • The Entangling Net

    The Entangling Net
    av Leslie Fields

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780252065651

    "Truly remarkable portraits of courage." -- John van Amerongen, editor, Alaska Fisherman's Journal "These little-known tales of women working in Alaska's commercial fishing industry make for great reading. . . . Readers will be amazed by their stori…

  • Shifting Burdens

    Shifting Burdens
    av Shahra Razavi

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565491434

    Throughout the 1990s, neoliberal reforms promoted agricultural market liberalization, privatization and decentralization in developing countries. The results, even from the World Bank's point of view, have been disappointing. The contributors to thi…

  • We'll Call You If We Need You

    We'll Call You If We Need You
    av Susan Eisenberg

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501724930

    Susan Eisenberg began her apprenticeship with Local 103 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in 1978, the year president Jimmy Carter set goals and timetables for the hiring of women on federally assisted construction projects and…

  • We'll Call You If We Need You

    We'll Call You If We Need You
    av Susan Eisenberg

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501719769

    Susan Eisenberg began her apprenticeship with Local 103 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in 1978, the year president Jimmy Carter set goals and timetables for the hiring of women on federally assisted construction projects and…

  • Women/Men/Management, 2nd Edition

    Women/Men/Management, 2nd Edition
    av Ann Harriman

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275946852

    This book looks at the real and perceived differences between women and men in organizations. Unlike most books on organizations, it attempts to integrate the theories of feminism and organizational behavior. In so doing it demonstrates why the issu…

  • Women/Men/Management, 2nd Edition

    Women/Men/Management, 2nd Edition
    av Ann Harriman

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275946845

    This book looks at the real and perceived differences between women and men in organizations. Unlike most books on organizations, it attempts to integrate the theories of feminism and organizational behavior. In so doing it demonstrates why the issu…

  • Mothers at Work

    Mothers at Work
    av Liana Christin Landivar

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781626376410

  • Sellers and Servants

    Sellers and Servants
    av Ximena Bunster

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275900670

    In this major study of poor working women in a third world urban market, the authors expode several assumptions held by agencies working in developing countries. By talking with poor women about their life histories, they found, for example, that th…

  • In the Way of Women

    In the Way of Women
    av Cynthia Cockburn

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780875467009

    How are men responding to feminism? In particular, at work dealing with the challenge to their power and privilege represented by positive action for sex equality? The 1980s saw many organizations, from major companies to left-wing local councils, t…

  • The Long Day

    The Long Day
    av Dorothy Rlchardson

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813912899

    The Long Day is a wonderfully readable personal narrative of the trials and tribulations of an "unskilled, friendless, almost penniless girl of eighteen, utterly alone in the world" who arrives in New York City in 1905 to earn her livelihood.The boo…

  • Why Women Should Be Taken More Seriously in the Boardroom

    Why Women Should Be Taken More Seriously in the Boardroom
    av Barrie Gunter

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138205444

    Historically, there has been a lack of parity between women and men in senior corporate roles, particularly in major companies with the biggest market capitalisation. This can be partly explained by inequalities of career opportunity and also women'…

  • Why Women Should Be Taken More Seriously in the Boardroom

    Why Women Should Be Taken More Seriously in the Boardroom
    av Barrie Gunter

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138205451

    Historically, there has been a lack of parity between women and men in senior corporate roles, particularly in major companies with the biggest market capitalisation. This can be partly explained by inequalities of career opportunity and also women'…

  • Migrant Domestic Workers and Family Life

    Migrant Domestic Workers and Family Life

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137323545

    This timely and innovative book delivers a comprehensive analysis of the non-recognition of the right to a family life of migrant live-in domestic and care workers in Argentina, Canada, Germany, Italy, Lebanon, Norway, the Philippines, Slovenia, Sou…

  • Women and Employment

    Women and Employment

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847202499

    How is women's employment shaped by family and domestic responsibilities? This book, written by leading experts in the field, examines twenty-five years of change in women's employment and addresses the challenges facing women today. The authors off…

  • Women and Employment

    Women and Employment

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848447080

    How is women's employment shaped by family and domestic responsibilities? This book, written by leading experts in the field, examines twenty-five years of change in women's employment and addresses the challenges facing women today. The authors off…

  • Feminism and the Servant Problem

    Feminism and the Servant Problem
    av Laura Schwartz

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108471336

    In the early twentieth century, women fought for the right to professional employment and political influence outside the home. Yet if liberation from household 'drudgery' meant employing another woman to do it, where did this leave domestic servant…

  • Casino Women

    Casino Women
    av Susan Chandler

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801450143

    Casino Women is a pioneering look at the female face of corporate gaming. Based on extended interviews with maids, cocktail waitresses, cooks, laundry workers, dealers, pit bosses, managers, and vice presidents, the book describes in compelling deta…

  • The Red Riviera

    The Red Riviera
    av Kristen Ghodsee

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822336624

    This compelling ethnography of women working in Bulgaria's popular sea and ski resorts challenges the idea that women have consistently fared worse than men in Eastern Europe's transition from socialism to a market economy. For decades western Europ…

  • The Red Riviera

    The Red Riviera
    av Kristen Ghodsee

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822336501

    This compelling ethnography of women working in Bulgaria's popular sea and ski resorts challenges the idea that women have consistently fared worse than men in Eastern Europe's transition from socialism to a market economy. For decades western Europ…

  • Gender, Work and Migration

    Gender, Work and Migration

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415788526

    Chapter 5 of this book is freely available as a downloadable Open Access PDF under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license available at http://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781315225210While the feminisation of tran…

  • Executive Sexism

    Executive Sexism
    av Elizabeth C. Wolfe

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440859564

    In the long shadow of a presidential election rife with charges of sexist actions, this book explains how very common such behavior is among executives, why law doesn't protect victims, and how female professionals can bring change.Who do you report…

  • Women at the Gates

    Women at the Gates
    av Wendy Z. Goldman

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521780643

    In the annals of Industrialization, the Soviet experience is unique in its whirlwind rapidity. Even more striking was the critical role of women: in no country of the world did women come to constitute such a significant part of the working class in…

  • Women at the Gates

    Women at the Gates
    av Wendy Z. Goldman

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521785532

    In the annals of Industrialization, the Soviet experience is unique in its whirlwind rapidity. Even more striking was the critical role of women: in no country of the world did women come to constitute such a significant part of the working class in…

  • Unraveling the Garment Industry

    Unraveling the Garment Industry
    av Ethel C. Brooks

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816644858

    Unraveling the Garment Industry is an ambitious investigation of the politics of labor and protest within an industry that has come to define the possibilities and abuses of globalization and its feminized labor: the garment industry. Focusing on th…

  • Unraveling the Garment Industry

    Unraveling the Garment Industry
    av Ethel C. Brooks

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816644865

    Unraveling the Garment Industry is an ambitious investigation of the politics of labor and protest within an industry that has come to define the possibilities and abuses of globalization and its feminized labor: the garment industry. Focusing on th…

  • Advancing Women's Careers

    Advancing Women's Careers

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631223900

    An edited volume that takes a more practical look at the area of women in management, indicating the initiatives that leading edge organizations have implemented to support the career advancement of managerial and professional women.

  • Fabricating Women

    Fabricating Women
    av Clare Haru Crowston

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822326625

    Winner of the 2002 Berkshire Prize, presented by the Berkshire Conference of Women HistoriansFabricating Women examines the social institution of the seamstresses' guild in France from the time of Louis XIV to the Revolution. In contrast with previo…

  • Fabricating Women

    Fabricating Women
    av Clare Haru Crowston

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822326663

    Examines the social institution of the seamstresses' guild in France from the time of Louis XIV to the Revolution. The author asserts that the rise of the absolute state, with its centralizing and unifying tendencies, could increase women's economic…

  • The International Dictionary of Women Workers in the Decorative Arts

    The International Dictionary of Women Workers in the Decorative Arts
    av Alice Irma Prather-Moses

    Inbunden - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810814509

    To find more information about Rowman and Littlefield titles, please visit www.rowmanlittlefield.com.

  • Are Women Paid Fairly?

    Are Women Paid Fairly?

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737761542

  • Opting Back In

    Opting Back In
    av Pamela Stone

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520290808

    Taking a career break is a conflicted and risky decision for high-achieving professional women. Yet many do so, usually planning, even as they quit, to return to work eventually. But can they? And if so, how? In Opting Back In, Pamela Stone and Meg…

  • Assembling Women

    Assembling Women
    av Teri L. Caraway

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801445484

  • Assembling Women

    Assembling Women
    av Teri L. Caraway

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801473654

    Despite the massive influx of women into the labor force as a result of globalization, the gender inqualities at work have remained largely unchanged. This book addresses two related questions: What has prompted the feminization of manufacturing wor…

  • The Lost Leaders

    The Lost Leaders
    av R. Heppner

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137356123

    The Lost Leaders presents the personal stories of women who achieved success in corporate leadership, but have chosen to abandon their careers, providing a fascinating glimpse of the culture that exists in the contemporary corporation.

  • Doing IT

    Doing IT
    av Krista Scott-Dixon

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781894549370

    From the boom of the 1990s to the bust of early 2000, women have been carving out careers in information technology. For these IT workers, it is not just about earning a living but about applying their technological, scientific and engineering skill…

  • Gender Inequalities in Southern Europe

    Gender Inequalities in Southern Europe

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714680842

    Presenting studies of the situation on gender inequalities and associated pattern of work and welfare in all southern European countries, this work focuses on the interaction of the three major societal institutions - the State, the family and the l…

  • Gender Inequalities in Southern Europe

    Gender Inequalities in Southern Europe

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714650289

    Presenting studies of the situation on gender inequalities and associated pattern of work and welfare in all southern European countries, this work focuses on the interaction of the three major societal institutions - the State, the family and the l…

  • Casting the Other

    Casting the Other

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415275019

    Casting the Other: Maintaining Gender Inequalities in the Workplace focuses on the production and maintenance of gender inequalities in organizations. By emphasizing 'difference' as something to be managed many organizations institute the 'problem o…

  • Casting the Other

    Casting the Other

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415275026

    Casting the Other: Maintaining Gender Inequalities in the Workplace focuses on the production and maintenance of gender inequalities in organizations. By emphasizing 'difference' as something to be managed many organizations institute the 'problem o…

  • Korean Immigrant Women in the Dallas-Area Apparel Industry

    Korean Immigrant Women in the Dallas-Area Apparel Industry
    av Shin Ja Um

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780761804635

    Korean Immigrant Women in the Dallas-Area Apparel Industry shows how gender, capitalism, race and ethnic minority status, and patriarchal social structure lead to the formation of new roles for Korean working women in the U.S. In addition, this book…

  • Gender and Occupational Outcomes

    Gender and Occupational Outcomes

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433803109

    Despite concentrated research and important legislative milestones on gender equality over the past quarter-century, gender-related disparities in science, technology, and math careers persist into the 21st century. This persistence sustains a troub…

  • Race on the Line

    Race on the Line
    av Venus Green

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822325543

    Race on the Line is the first book to address the convergence of race, gender, and technology in the telephone industry. Venus Green-a former Bell System employee and current labor historian-presents a hundred year history of telephone operators and…

  • Race on the Line

    Race on the Line
    av Venus Green

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822325734

    Addresses the convergence of race, gender, and technology in the telephone industry. The book shows how, as technology chaged from a manual process changed to a computerized one, sexual and racial stereotypes enabled management to manipulate both th…

  • Women, Work and Wages in England, 1600-1850

    Women, Work and Wages in England, 1600-1850
    av Penelope Lane

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843830771

    Women's work is recognised as fundamental to the industrialization of Britain in many fields. How it was rewarded is the subject of these studies, ranging over time, region, and occupation. Topics discussed here include children under the parish app…

  • Re-Drawing Boundaries

    Re-Drawing Boundaries

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520220911

    Representing the culmination of more than a decade of empirical research in post-Mao China, this collection of essays explores changes in the nature of work in relation to changes in households, migration patterns, and gender roles during an era of…