• Women's Resources in Business Start-Up: A Study of Black and White Women Entrepreneurs book cover

    Women's Resources in Business Start-Up

    A Study of Black and White Women Entrepreneurs, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Inman

    Women-owned businesses are the fastest growing segment of new business start-ups, and black women’s businesses are a larger share of black-owned businesses than white women’s businesses are of all white firms. Most studies compare men’s and women’s businesses, but few examine differences among…

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  • Uncovering the Hidden Work of Women in Family Businesses: A History of Census Undernumeration book cover

    Uncovering the Hidden Work of Women in Family Businesses

    A History of Census Undernumeration, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Geib-Gunderson

    Data from the United States Census of Population indicate that there has been a dramatic increase in the labor force participation of married women over the twentieth century. This book, first published in 1998, takes issue with this well-known stylized fact. Whereas the labor force literature…

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  • Women Workers in Seven Professions: A Survey of their Economic Conditions and Prospects book cover

    Women Workers in Seven Professions

    A Survey of their Economic Conditions and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edith J. Morley

    This book, first published in 1914, examines the economic position of women at the turn of the twentieth century. Women’s economic position had been undermined by the helpless dependence engendered, among the better-off, by nineteenth century luxury, and among manual workers by the loss of their…

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  • Women and Work book cover

    Women and Work

    1st Edition

    By Ross Davies

    In this book, first published in 1975, the author examines the role of women in the workforce. Despite representing a rapidly increasing section of the workforce, why are women still overwhelmingly confined to unskilled jobs? Why do they hold such a tiny proportion of managerial and professional…

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  • Women, Microenterprise, and the Politics of Self-Help book cover

    Women, Microenterprise, and the Politics of Self-Help

    1st Edition

    By Cheryl Rodriguez

    Theories on the eradication of poverty abound. Self-help, self-reliance and self-sufficiency are touted as solutions, and are indeed critical to an economically stable life. Yet, for economically disadvantaged women (America’s poorest citizens), self-help is not as simple as grabbing sturdy boot…

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  • Women in Top Jobs: Four Studies in Achievement book cover

    Women in Top Jobs

    Four Studies in Achievement, 1st Edition

    By Michael P. Fogarty, A.J. Allen, Isobel Allen, Patricia Walters

    How far is there a ‘feminine’ style of managerial and professional work? Have employers taken account of the different timetable governing the life of a woman as compared to that of a man, and the implications of this if women are to have the training, promotion and job security needed to reach the…

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    Through Many Windows

    1st Edition

    By Helen Woodward

    This book, first published in 1926, is the candid record of a woman’s experiences in the business world at the turn of the twentieth century. Finishing her career as an advertising executive – one of the first women to succeed in that industry – The author had experienced a fascinating life as a…

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  • Phossy Jaw and the French Match Workers: Occupational Health and Women In the Third Republic book cover

    Phossy Jaw and the French Match Workers

    Occupational Health and Women In the Third Republic, 1st Edition

    By Bonnie Gordon

    The 1898 suppression of white phosphorous in the French match industry was a victory of organized labour. At a time when most French workers did not have the power to effect changes in the health and safety conditions of their work, the match workers succeeded. At a time when most French women were…

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  • Women at Work: A Brief Introduction to Trade Unionism for Women book cover

    Women at Work

    A Brief Introduction to Trade Unionism for Women, 1st Edition

    By Mary Agnes Hamilton

    This book, first published in 1941, is concerned to relate the argument for Trade Unionism to the needs of women who work, whether in their homes or outside them. It is, in part, a historical analysis of the inter-war years, and it also prefigures the changes to women’s working conditions brought…

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  • Women in Business: Perspectives on Women Entrepreneurs book cover

    Women in Business

    Perspectives on Women Entrepreneurs, 1st Edition

    By Sheila Allen, Carole Truman

    This important collection, first published in 1993, brings together the most comprehensive analyses of women’s experience in business to date. The small business world – usually associated with men – is unpacked to display the multiple roles played by women. Links are made between lifestyles and…

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  • Women of India: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    Women of India

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Harshida Pandit

    The status and position of Indian women have undergone many changes since the high status they enjoyed in the Vedic era yielded to forced suicide during the dark ages, female infanticide, purdah, child marriages and the denial of property and political rights. This book, first published in 1985,…

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  • Untouchable: An Indian Life History book cover

    Untouchable

    An Indian Life History, 1st Edition

    By James M. Freeman

    Nearly 16% of India’s population – or over 100 million people – are untouchables. Most of them, despite decades of government efforts to improve their economic and social position, remain desperately poor, illiterate, subject to brutal discrimination and economic exploitation, and with no prospect…

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