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Global Cities, Global Workers, Global Unions

Adelyn Lim

in Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888139378
eISBN:
9789888313174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139378.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on local and migrant domestic workers' unions in Hong Kong, in the context of the international domestic workers' movement for the International Labor Organization Convention No. ... More


Reorienting Transsexualism: From Brain Organization Theory to Phenomenology

Nikki Sullivan

in Fuckology: Critical Essays on John Money's Diagnostic Concepts

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226186580
eISBN:
9780226186757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226186757.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Authored by Nikki Sullivan, this chapter examines John Money’s claim that the brain is the site of the unification of “biological and social determinism,” where schemas of gender identification and ... More


Women among the Professors of History: The Story of a Process of Transformation

Gerda Lerner

in Living with History / Making Social Change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832936
eISBN:
9781469605920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887868_lerner.6
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Shortly after earning her Ph.D. in 1966, the author became active in the Organization of American Historians and later took a leadership role in the formation of the caucus of women historians at the ... More


Organizing the Sexual Division of Labor: Historical Perspectives on “Women’s Work” and the American Labor Movement

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/9780252040320.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the effects of union organization on women workers and sexual division of labor, focusing on the 1930s and 1940s along with earlier developments in U.S. women's labor history. ... More


Gender and Trade Unionism in Historical Perspective

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/9780252040320.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the historical link between gender and unionism by focusing on variations among labor unions in policies and practices affecting women from the late nineteenth to the late ... More


“Assaulting the Ears of Government”: The Indian Homemakers’ Clubs and the Maori Women’s Welfare League in Their Formative Years

Aroha Harris and Mary Jane Logan McCallum

in Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037153
eISBN:
9780252094262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037153.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In the summer of 1945, Indian Homemakers' Clubs from southern Ontario congregated in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory for their first annual convention. The gathering marked eight years of the Clubs' ... More


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