• 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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
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    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Business

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
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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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
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  • Through Many Windows book cover

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
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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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
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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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
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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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
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  • Reconsidering Women's History: Twenty years of the Women's History Network book cover

    Reconsidering Women's History

    Twenty years of the Women's History Network, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucy Bland, Katharina Rowold

    Deriving from the 20th Anniversary Women’s History Network Conference entitled ’20 Years of the Women’s History Network: Looking Back – Looking Forward’, this volume reflects on the state of women’s and gender history as well as showcasing the diversity of the current field. The range of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
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  • Gender and Labour in New Times book cover

    Gender and Labour in New Times

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Adkins, Maryanne Dever

    This book is concerned with the gender order of post-Fordism, and especially the labour demanded from many women by post-Fordist capitalism. It maps and traces these demands as well their entanglement in complex processes of value creation. In so doing the contributors elaborate how processes of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
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  • Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries: Making the Gendered Body in a Globalized World book cover

    Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries

    Making the Gendered Body in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriele Griffin, Malin Jordal

    Bringing together an international range of case studies and interviews with individuals who have had genital re/construction, Body, Migration, Re/constructive Surgeries explores the socio-cultural meanings of clitoral re/construction following female genital cutting (FGC), hymen reconstruction,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
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  • Mothering Rhetorics book cover

    Mothering Rhetorics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lynn O'Brien Hallstein

    Once only a topic among women in the private sphere, motherhood and mothering have become important intellectual topics across academic disciplines. Even so, no book has yet devoted a sustained look at how exploring mothering rhetorics – the rhetorics of reproduction (rhetorics about the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29
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  • Mediating Sexual Citizenship: Neoliberal Subjectivities in Television Culture book cover

    Mediating Sexual Citizenship

    Neoliberal Subjectivities in Television Culture, 1st Edition

    By Anita Brady, Kellie Burns, Cristyn Davies

    Mediating Sexual Citizenship considers how the neoliberal imperatives of adaptation, improvement and transformation that inform the shifting artistic and industrial landscape of television are increasingly indexed to performed disruptions in the norms of sexuality and gender. Drawing on examples…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
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