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Women’s Work and Economic Crisis Revisited: Comparing the Great Recession and the Great Depression

Ruth Milkman

in On Gender, Labor, and Inequality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040320
eISBN:
9780252098581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040320.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter compares the gender dynamics of the Great Depression of the 1930s with those of the Great Recession associated with the 2008 financial crisis. It begins with a discussion of the ... More


On Gender, Labor, and Inequality

Ruth Milkman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040320
eISBN:
9780252098581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040320.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The author's groundbreaking research in women's labor history has contributed important perspectives on work and unionism in the United States. This book presents four decades of the author's ... More


Digital Depression: Information Technology and Economic Crisis

Dan Schiller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038761
eISBN:
9780252096716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038761.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The financial crisis of 2007–2008 shook the idea that advanced information and communications technology (ICT) is solely a source of economic rejuvenation and uplift, instead introducing the world to ... More


<i>Embouteillage</i> and Its Limits

Caroline Melly

in Bottleneck: Moving, Building, and Belonging in an African City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226488875
eISBN:
9780226489063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226489063.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

The conclusion considers the adaptability and utility of the concept of embouteillage at other moments and in other places. It first argues that the bottleneck remained a culturally relevant and ... More


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