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Living Wages, Equal Wages

Gender and Labour Market Policies in the United States

Wage setting has historically been a deeply political and cultural as well as economic process. This informative and accessible book explores how US wage regulations in the twentieth century took gender, race-ethnicity and class into account. Focusing on social reform movements for living wages and equal wages, it offers an interdisciplinary account of how women's work and the remuneration for that work has changed along with the massive transformations in the economy and family structures.
The controversial issue of establishing living wages for all workers makes this book both a timely...
Recommended by Myra Strober, and 1 others.

Myra StroberThis book shows you that setting wages is a social practice. (Source)

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Behind the Kitchen Door

"Sustainability is about contributing to a society that everybody benefits from, not just going organic because you don't want to die from cancer or have a difficult pregnancy. What is a sustainable restaurant? It's one in which as the restaurant grows, the people grow with it."--from Behind the Kitchen DoorHow do restaurant workers live on some of the lowest wages in America? And how do poor working conditions--discriminatory labor practices, exploitation, and unsanitary kitchens--affect the meals that arrive at our restaurant tables? Saru Jayaraman, who launched the national... more
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Myra StroberShe gives a very disturbing picture of the restaurant industry. (Source)

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Explores the experiences of tempered radicals: people who want to become valued and successful members of their organizations without selling out on who they are and what they believe in. It shows how to rock the corporate boat and bring about organizational change. The text is set around the stories of real individuals, exploring how people have felt pressure to conform and understanding how to express personal differences positivley in a corporate setting. less
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Myra StroberDebra’s book is about how to make change at work. (Source)

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Getting to 50/50

How Working Parents Can Have It All

Winner of the ForeWord Reviews 2013 IndieFab Awards Silver medal in the category of Family & Relationships

Winner of the Independent Publisher Book Awards 2014 Gold medal in the category of Parenting

Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober are professionals wives and mothers. They understand the challenges and rewards of two-career households. They also know that families thrive not in spite of working mothers but because of them. You can have a great career a great marriage and be a great mother. The key is tapping into your best resource and most powerful ally--the man you...
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Myra StroberIt is a revolutionary book that everybody needs to read. (Source)

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