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Author Thistle, Susan.

Title From marriage to the market [electronic resource] : the transformation of women's lives and work / Susan Thistle.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 296 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-286) and index.
Contents A world turned inside out -- Support for women's domestic economy in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries -- The breakdown of women's domestic economy after World War II -- Economic difficulties and a contradictory alliance -- The formation of a female underclass -- The "new economy" and the transformation of women's work -- How and why mothers have been shortchanged -- New possibilities and old inequalities.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Women -- Employment -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- United States -- Economic conditions.
Women -- United States -- Social conditions.
Work and family -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0520245903 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520246462 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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