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Author Cobble, Dorothy
Title Dishing It Out : Waitresses and Their Unions in the Twentieth Century
Imprint Baltimore : University of Illinois Press, 1991
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Descript 1 online resource (367 pages)
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Series Working Class in American History Ser
Working Class in American History Ser
Note Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- Part 1: The Occupational Community of Waitressing -- 1. The Rise of Waitressing: Feminization, Expansion, and Respectability -- 2. Work Conditions and Work Culture -- Part 2: Watresses Turn to Economic and Political Organization -- 3. The Emergence and Survival of Waitress Unionism, 1900-1930 -- 4. The Flush of Victory, 1930-55 -- Part 3: The Waitress as Craft Unionist -- 5. Uplifting the Sisters in the Craft -- 6. Waitress Unionism: Rethinking Categories -- Part 4: Controversies over Gender -- 7. "Women's Place" in the Industry -- 8. "Women's Place" in the Union -- Epilogue -- Appendix -- Abbreviations Used in the Notes -- Notes -- Index -- A Note on the Author
This book will expand our understanding of feminism and unionism by including the gender conscious perspectives of working women
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Cobble, Dorothy Dishing It Out : Waitresses and Their Unions in the Twentieth Century Baltimore : University of Illinois Press,c1991 9780252061868
Subject Waitresses - Labor unions - United States - History - 20th century
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