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Money at Work: On the Job with Priests, Poker Players and Hedge Fund Traders

Kevin J. Delaney

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720806
eISBN:
9780814738078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720806.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book explores how we think about money and, particularly, how our jobs influence that thinking. By spotlighting people for whom money is the focus of their work, the book illuminates how the ... More


Entangling Alliances: Foreign War Brides and American Soldiers in the Twentieth Century

Susan Zeiger

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797174
eISBN:
9780814797488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797174.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Throughout the twentieth century, American male soldiers returned home from wars with foreign-born wives in tow, often from allied, but at times from enemy, nations, resulting in a new, official ... More


Combating Gender Earnings Disparities

Robert Cherry and Robert Lerman

in Moving Working Families Forward: Third Way Policies That Can Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717189
eISBN:
9780814769904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717189.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that child care support does not simply enable women to maintain employment, it also makes it sensible for many working mothers to enroll in job training and educational programs ... More


“Is the Tattoo Guy Here?”: Women Tattoo Artists’ Experience Working in a Male-Dominated Profession

Beverly Yuen Thompson

in Covered in Ink: "Tattoos, Women and the Politics of the Body"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760000
eISBN:
9780814785997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760000.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Female tattoo artists have faced occupational stigma, discrimination, and invisibility within the field. Like many women in non-traditional professions, tattooists have faced many barriers, and also ... More


Toward a More General Explanation of Employment and Crime

Robert D. Crutchfield

in Get a Job: Labor Markets, Economic Opportunity, and Crime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717073
eISBN:
9781479829729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717073.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents an expanded labor stratification and crime thesis that explains crime patterns under different economic and industrial conditions, and in places other than urban places in ... More


The Performance of Patriotism: Ironic Affiliations and Literary Disruptions in Carlos Bulosan’s America

Meg Wesling

in Empire's Proxy: American Literature and U.S. Imperialism in the Philippines

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794760
eISBN:
9780814795415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794760.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter assesses the question of resistance through the prolific career of Carlos Bulosan, the Filipino American worker, activist, and poet whose collective autobiography, America Is in the ... More


Introduction: Educated Subjects: Literary Production, Colonial Expansion, and the Pedagogical Public Sphere

Meg Wesling

in Empire's Proxy: American Literature and U.S. Imperialism in the Philippines

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794760
eISBN:
9780814795415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794760.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter describes the role of education in the U.S. colonial occupation in the Philippines. Education is conceptualized as the moral imperative of American citizens, and the most ... More


“There Is Still Work to Do”: Immigrant Women in Gender-Atypical Occupations

Susan C. Pearce, Elizabeth J. Clifford, and Reena Tandon

in Immigration and Women: Understanding the American Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767382
eISBN:
9780814768266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767382.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes the “gender pioneers:” the women who have immigrated and gone on to forge new paths in gender-atypical occupations. These engineers, construction workers, and others came to ... More


Feminist Legal Theory Meets Masculinities Theory

Nancy E. Dowd, Nancy Levit, and Ann C. McGinley

in Masculinities and the Law: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764039
eISBN:
9780814764046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764039.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explores the theoretical scope of masculinities scholarship and suggests some ways it can contribute to the project of equality and justice. First, it discusses the history and ... More


Occupational Detour: New Paths to Making a Living

Marilyn Halter and Violet Showers Johnson

in African & American: West Africans in Post-Civil Rights America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760581
eISBN:
9780814789254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760581.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the different approaches and outcomes that shape the West African immigrant employment experience in America. In particular, it analyzes the kinds of occupations performed by ... More


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