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On the Picket Line Strategies of Working-Class Women During the Depression

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ISBN-10: 0252073916

ISBN-13: 9780252073915

Edition: 2006

Authors: Mary E. Triece

List price: $28.00
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On the Picket Line uncovers the voices of working-class women, particularly those active in the Communist Party, U.S.A., in order to examine how these individuals confronted the tensions between their roles as workers, wives, mothers, and consumers. Combining critical analysis, Marxist and feminist theory, and labor history, Mary E. Triece analyzes the protest tactics employed by working class women to challenge dominant ideologies surrounding domesticity. She details the rhetorical strategies used by women to argue for their rights as workers in the paid labor force and as caregivers in the home. Their overtly coercive tactics included numerous sit-ins, strikes, and boycotts that won…    
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 1/18/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 210
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English