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A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences, updated edition

by Alice Kessler-Harris

In this updated edition of a groundbreaking classic, Alice Kessler-Harris explores the meanings of women’s wages in the United States in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, focusing on three issues that capture the transformation of women’s roles: the battle over minimum wage for women, which exposes the relationship between family ideology and workplace demands; the argument concerning equal pay for equal work, which challenges gendered patterns of self-esteem and social organization; and the debate over comparable worth, which seeks to incorporate traditionally female values into new work and family trajectories.

Harlan Hubbard: Life and Work

by Wendell Berry

Includes 20 color plates of Hubbard's own paintings, along with several photographs of Anna and Harlan Hubbard.

Becoming Native To This Place

by Wes Jackson

" The New World—this empty land dazzlingly rich in forests, soils, rainfall, and mineral wealth—was to represent a new beginning for civilized humanity.

Femininities, Masculinities, Sexualities: Freud and Beyond

by Nancy J. Chodorow

Nancy J. Chodorow takes her fellow psychoanalysts to task for their monolithic and pathologizing accounts of deviant gender and sexuality.

A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences

by Alice Kessler-Harris

In this pathbreaking book, Alice Kessler-Harris explores the meanings of women’s wages in the United States in the twentieth century, focusing on three sets of issues that capture the transformation of women’s roles: the battle over minimum wage for women, which exposes the relationship between family ideology and workplace demands; the argument over equal pay for equal work, which challenges gendered patterns of self-esteem and social organization; and the current debate over comparable worth, which seeks to incorporate traditionally female values into new work and family trajectories.