A class by herself : protective laws for women workers, 1890s-1990s /

"A Class by Herself explores the historical role and influence of protective legislation for American women workers, both as a step toward modern labor standards and as a barrier to equal rights. Spanning the twentieth century, the book tracks the rise and fall of women-only state protective la...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Woloch, Nancy, 1940-
Format: Book
Published: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2015]
Series:Politics and society in twentieth-century America
Online Access:Inhaltsverzeichnis
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Table of Contents:
  • Roots of protection: the National Consumers' League and progressive reform
  • Gender, protection, and the courts, 1895-1907
  • A class by herself : Muller v. Oregon (1908)
  • Protection in ascent, 1908-23
  • Different versus equal : the 1920s
  • Transformations : the New Deal through the 1950s
  • Trading places : the 1960s and 1970s
  • Last lap : work and pregnancy
  • Conclusion: Protection revisited