A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences by Alice Kessler-Harris

By Alice Kessler-Harris

In this up-to-date variation of a groundbreaking vintage, Alice Kessler-Harris explores the meanings of women's wages within the usa within the 20th and twenty-first centuries, concentrating on 3 concerns that catch the transformation of women's roles: the conflict over minimal salary for ladies, which exposes the connection among family members ideology and place of work calls for; the argument bearing on equivalent pay for equivalent paintings, which demanding situations gendered styles of vanity and social association; and the controversy over similar worthy, which seeks to include characteristically lady values into new paintings and relatives trajectories. jointly, those issues remove darkness from the various ways that gendered social which means has been produced, transmitted, and challenged.

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