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Women And Farming
Changing Roles, Changing Structures

ISBN 9780367216399
Published June 30, 2022 by Routledge
404 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1988, as part of the Rural Studies Series of the Rural Sociological Society, this is a collection of papers from the Second National Conference on American Farm Women in Historical Perspective, held in Madison, Wisconsin, on October 16-18, 1986. Includes the subjects of the impact of social and economic change on farm women; perspectives on the work of ethnic minorities and the Native American experience.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Making 'The Invisible Farmer' Visible The Impact of Social and Economic Change on Farm Women 1 'Tore Up and a-Mavin': Perspectives on the Work of Black and Poor White Women in the Rural South, 1865-1940, 2 Making Women into Farmers' Wives: The Native American Experience in the Inland Northwest 3 Sidelines and Moral Capital: Women on Nebraska Farms in the 1930s Portraits of Farm Women's Lives 4 Land, Identity, and Agency in the Oral Autobiographies of Farm Women 5 Image and Behavior: Women's Participation in North American Family Agricultural Enterprises 6 'This Country's Hard on Women and Oxen': A Study of the Images of Farm Women in American Fiction Farm Women's Economic Roles 7 The Participation of Women and Girls in Market and Non-Market Activities on Pennsylvania Farms 8 Off-Farm Labor Allocation by Married Farm Women: Research Review and New Evidence from Wisconsin 9 A Characterization of the Kentucky Farm Moonlighter 10 Marital Status and Independent Farming: The Importance of Family Labor Flexibility to Farm Outcomes Farm Women and Resource Control 11 Farm Continuity and Female Land Inheritance: A Family Dilemma 12 Agricultural Mechanization and American Farm Women's Economic Roles 13 The Impact of Changing Technologies on the Roles of Farm and Ranch Wives in Southeastern Ohio Farm Women in Comparative and ┬ĚHistorical Perspective 14 Women and Farming: Changing Structures, Changing Roles 15 Public Policy and Women in Agricultural Production: A Comparative and Historical Analysis 16 Farm Women and the Structural Transformation of Agriculture: A Cross-Cultural Perspective Farm Women's Community and Political Roles 17 'It's Our Tum Now': Rural American Women Speak Out, 1900-1920, 18 'Helping Papa and Mamma Sing the People's Songs': Children in the Populist Party 19 Building the Base: Farm Women, the Rural Community, and Farm Organizations in the Midwest, 1900-1940, 20 Farm Women in the Political Arena

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