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Work for women? Challenges to the gendering of routine work in the LCC and the Civil Service

Helen Glew

in Gender, Rhetoric and Regulation: Women's work in the Civil Service and the London County Council, 1900-55

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719090271
eISBN:
9781526104458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090271.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Work on the lower grades of the Civil Service and LCC was highly gendered and apportioned to women on the basis of gender stereotypes and assumptions about the length of women’s careers. The chapter ... More


Trying to get equal opportunities: women in the higher grades of the LCC and the Civil Service in the first half of the twentieth century

Helen Glew

in Gender, Rhetoric and Regulation: Women's work in the Civil Service and the London County Council, 1900-55

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719090271
eISBN:
9781526104458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090271.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

Building on chapter one, this chapter examines the similarly gendered nature of women’s work on the higher (executive and administrative) grades in both organisations. It looks at the various types ... More


Different Portraits, Different Leaders? Gender Differences in U.S. Senators’ Presentation of Self

Kim L. Fridkin and Patrick J. Kenney

in Women and Elective Office: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199328734
eISBN:
9780199398966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328734.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores how men and women legislators communicate with their constituents. Men and women senators were expected to produce press releases that highlight positive gender stereotypes ... More


Voter Attitudes, Behaviors, and Women Candidates

Timothy R. Lynch and Kathleen Dolan

in Women and Elective Office: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199328734
eISBN:
9780199398966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328734.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Public opinion about the appropriate place for women in the political world has evolved dramatically over time. This chapter employs data from an original survey of voters in 2010 to examine voter ... More


Gender as Brand Management

Edith Sparks

in Boss Lady: How Three Women Entrepreneurs Built Successful Big Businesses in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633022
eISBN:
9781469633046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633022.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Lewis, Beech and Rudkin positioned themselves in distinctly gendered ways relative to their products and their customers. For each one, their marketing messages changed over time, moving toward a ... More


Conclusion

Heidi Wilkins

in Talkies, Road Movies and Chick Flicks: Gender, Genre and Film Sound in American Cinema

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474406895
eISBN:
9781474418492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406895.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Representations of gender have varied greatly during this sustained period of film. Furthermore, it seems that while stable, hegemonic – or stereotypical – notions of gender have arguably always been ... More


Administering Parenthood

Bruno Perreau and Deke Dusinberre

in The Politics of Adoption: Gender and the Making of French Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027229
eISBN:
9780262323383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027229.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter four explores the way child welfare agencies function in France. It shows that social workers, although they play a central role institutionally speaking, are dependent on outside expertise. ... More


What Approval Means

Bruno Perreau and Deke Dusinberre

in The Politics of Adoption: Gender and the Making of French Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027229
eISBN:
9780262323383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027229.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter five examines the whole approval process; it analyses the moral registers on which social workers rely when justifying their choice of “good” prospective adopters. It shows that an ... More


Gendered Verbal Dynamics: Sensitive Men and Explicit Women

Jennifer O'Meara

in Engaging Dialogue: Cinematic Verbalism in American Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474420624
eISBN:
9781474449564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420624.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on gendered verbal dynamics in selected American independent cinema. Male and female characters are found to resist internalised ideals of gendered speech, both in relation to ... More


Femininity

Emma Young

in Contemporary Feminism and Women's Short Stories

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474427739
eISBN:
9781474444965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427739.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Femininity resides at the heart of feminist debates regarding sex, gender and sexuality. As such, this chapter engages with a plethora of ways in which femininity has been defined, resisted, ... More


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