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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, targeting 3 matters that trap the transformation of women's roles: the conflict over minimal salary for ladies, which exposes the connection among kin ideology and place of work calls for; the argument relating equivalent pay for equivalent paintings, which demanding situations gendered styles of vainness and social association; and the talk over similar worthy, which seeks to include ordinarily lady values into new paintings and kin trajectories. jointly, those subject matters light up the numerous ways that gendered social which means has been produced, transmitted, and challenged.

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