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Women and Men as Litigators: Gender Differences on the Job

Jennifer L. Pierce

in Gender Trials: Emotional Lives in Contemporary Law Firms

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520201071
eISBN:
9780520916401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201071.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines gender differences between men and women litigators. It argues that gender shapes the experiences of women in the legal profession at the structural level at the same time that ... More


Body Work and the Feminization of Poverty

Susan Dewey

in Neon Wasteland: On Love, Motherhood, and Sex Work in a Rust Belt Town

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266902
eISBN:
9780520948310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266902.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter raises the question of the feminization of poverty and concomitant monetary value assigned to young women's reproductive potential and sexuality, based on the analyses of the survival ... More


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