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Thinking through the Stones: Workers’ Images and Expressions

Mohammad Talib

in Writing Labour: Stone Quarry Workers in Delhi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198067719
eISBN:
9780199080083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067719.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Stone quarrying played a central role in the social and symbolic world of the stone quarry workers in Delhi. The symbolic universe of the workers was invariably comprised of the workers' perception ... More


Career choice: like mother, like daughter

Jill Armstrong

in Like Mother, Like Daughter?: How Career Women Influence Their Daughters' Ambition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334088
eISBN:
9781447334132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334088.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter demonstrates that mothers in high-status career roles are, in most cases, the primary influence over their daughters' career expectations. The mothers with careers in the study often ... More


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