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Factory Girls in an Agrarian Setting circa 1910

Jun Sasaki

in The Role of Tradition in Japan's Industrialization: Another Path to Industrialization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198292746
eISBN:
9780191603891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292740.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter looks into the working conditions in a rural weaving factory during the early 20th century. Based on the attendance books of workers, it is shown that the days and hours actually worked ... More


Guilds and Women

Sheilagh Ogilvie

in The European Guilds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691137544
eISBN:
9780691185101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137544.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter addresses how guilds balanced the benefits that their members derived from cheap and productive female workers against the threat posed by female competitors. One of the most ... More


“A Tangled Skein”: Early Factory Women, Self-Reliance, and Self-Sacrifice

Sylvia Jenkins Cook

in Working Women, Literary Ladies: The Industrial Revolution and Female Aspiration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195327809
eISBN:
9780199870547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327809.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter explores how two middle-class women writers shaped early and dramatically different versions of the new female factory worker. The chapter juxtaposes Sarah Savage's 1814 novel, The ... More


Are female part-time workers dualised in South Korea? Institutional structures and employment conditions of South Korean female part-time jobs

Min Young Song and Sophia Seung-yoon Lee

in Dualisation of Part-Time Work: The Development of Labour Market Insiders and Outsiders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447348603
eISBN:
9781447348658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348603.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Korean government has encouraged married women to take a part-time job since the 2010s. Under the strong influence of the labour market flexibility policy, however, most part-time jobs have been ... More


New victimisations: female sex worker hate crime and the ‘ideal victim’

Karen Corteen

in Revisiting the “Ideal Victim”: Developments in Critical Victimology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447338765
eISBN:
9781447339182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338765.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Female sex worker victim characteristics and their social, situational and interactive contexts have not substantially changed. Yet, the manner in which female sex worker victimisation is currently ... More


Managing Women: Disciplining Labor in Modern Japan

Elyssa Faison

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252967
eISBN:
9780520934184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252967.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

At the turn of the twentieth century, Japan embarked on a mission to modernize its society and industry. For the first time, young Japanese women were persuaded to leave their families and enter the ... More


The Female “Invasion”: Women and the Male Workplace, 1940–1945

Stephen Meyer

in Manhood on the Line: Working-Class Masculinities in the American Heartland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040054
eISBN:
9780252098253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040054.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how female workers rearranged and reconfigured the social contours of the automotive workplace during the onset of World War II. The outbreak of the war had resulted in a huge ... More


Fringe Benefit Provision for Female Part-Time Workers in Japan

Yukiko Abe

in Labor Markets and Firm Benefit Policies in Japan and the United States

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226620947
eISBN:
9780226620954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226620954.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter uses microdata on part-time workers to examine enrollment patterns of female part-time workers. It considers enrollment in employment insurance, public pensions, and employer-provided ... More


Obligatory Femininity and Sexual Harassment

Kumiko Nemoto

in Too Few Women at the Top: The Persistence of Inequality in Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702488
eISBN:
9781501706219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702488.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explores female workers' different interpretations and experiences of workplace sexual behaviors and interactions, and explains the processes by which workplace sexual interactions, ... More


Introduction

in To Live to Work: Factory Women in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759090
eISBN:
9780804787475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759090.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter, which introduces an alternative framework for understanding factory women in the colonial era and, by extension, female wage workers in twentieth-century Korea, analyzes the ... More


Economic Strengthening Approaches with Female Sex Workers: Implications for HIV Prevention

A Mantsios, D Kerrigan, J Mbwambo, S Likindikoki, and C Shembilu

in Structural Interventions for HIV Prevention: Optimizing Strategies for Reducing New Infections and Improving Care

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190675486
eISBN:
9780190675509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675486.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter examines different strategies for addressing the economic vulnerability that puts female sex workers (FSW) at increased risk of acquiring HIV. After presenting various theoretical ... More


Ownership Change, Productivity, and Human Capital: New Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data

Donald S. Siegel, Kenneth L. Simons, and Tomas Lindstrom

in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226172569
eISBN:
9780226172576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226172576.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter utilizes the matched employer-employee data from the Swedish manufacturing sector to explore how corporate ownership changes affect the performance of the firm and the composition of the ... More


The Modern Working Girl

Cecilia Tossounian

in La Joven Moderna in Interwar Argentina: Gender, Nation, and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401162
eISBN:
9781683401421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401162.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 3 turns from the upper-class flapper to representations of female workers in order to explore how pink-collar labor impacted women’s daily lives, especially in the areas of dating and ... More


The Aspirational Ethos: Gender, Consumerism, and Labor

Brooke Erin Duffy

in (Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love: Gender, Social Media, and Aspirational Work

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300218176
eISBN:
9780300227666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218176.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that the gendered history of the producer/consumer binary is a multifarious one, structured through evolving norms about women's social positioning within various spheres, most ... More


The Pacific War and the Life Courses of Working Women

in To Live to Work: Factory Women in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759090
eISBN:
9780804787475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759090.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter investigates the Pacific war and its impact on women workers. It first reviews the operational changes in the procedures of production and labor mobilization during the late 1930s, and ... More


A Class of Their Own: Professional Coloniales

Marie-Paule Ha

in French Women and the Empire: The Case of Indochina

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199640362
eISBN:
9780191754265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640362.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

Contrary to the widespread belief that the empire had little appeal to metropolitan middle-class women, a substantial number of French female professionals applied to work in Indochina during the ... More


The Physician and the Fallen Woman

Keely Stauter-Halsted

in The Devil's Chain: Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454196
eISBN:
9781501701665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454196.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explains how physicians effectively leveraged the panic over prostitution. They imposed “objective” standards on suspected “prostitutes,” and defined the parameters of prostitution in ... More


Conclusions: The Legacies of Colonial Working Women

in To Live to Work: Factory Women in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759090
eISBN:
9780804787475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759090.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides a conclusion on the legacies of female factory workers in colonial Korea. These factory women dealt practically with the problems posed by capitalist patriarchy. Deconstructing ... More


Italian Women in America: Sources For Study

Carol Bonomo Jennngs and Christine Palamidessi Moore

in American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231751
eISBN:
9780823241286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.003.0032
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In the period of greatest immigration, from 1830 to 1920, women accounted for approximately one-third of all the Europeans arriving in the United States. Materials on the immigration experiences of ... More


Neighborly Networks and Welfare Work under Vichy

Nimisha Barton

in Reproductive Citizens: Gender, Immigration, and the State in Modern France, 1880-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501749636
eISBN:
9781501749698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749636.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the 11th arrondissement that emerged as a sustained official target of rafles or Jewish roundups in consideration of the massive settlement of foreign Jews during the German ... More


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