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Women, Culture, and Society Class 16 Women’s Paid Work in the Global Workforce: Changing Faces of the International Workforce
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Organization 1. Post WWII economic background in US 2. Article by Kossoudji and Dresser 3. Global production chain and globetrotting sneaker 4. Article by Cynthia Enloe 5. View video clip: Rosie the Riveter 6. Discussion Questions
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Post WWII Economic Background New realities of women’s economic participation vs. old ideals and norms of women’s secondary place in workforce Period saw steady increase in women’s labor force participation (LFP) Increasing LFP started earlier and to a greater degree for working class women compared to middle-class women. Workplace reforms came to be seen by working-class women as a good investment. These women saw themselves as workers and mothers; desire to fulfill family roles contributed to desire to transform jobs.
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Post WWII Economic Background
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Post WWII Economic Background
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Post WWII Economic Background
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Post WWII Economic Background
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Article by Kossoudji and Dresser (1992) o Article demonstrates that layoffs following the reconversion to peacetime
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Gottlieb during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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