Table of Contents -- Supplemental
Readings -- Winter, 2000
Writing About Women and Work
- "Rethinking the Nature of Work,"
by bell hooks, from Feminist Theory from margin to center,
South End Press, Boston, 1984.
the Ranks of the Breadwinners: Women in Seattle's Labor Force,
1880-1920," from Organized Women Workers in Seattle 1900-1918,
by Karen Adair, MA Thesis, University of Washington. Author's
permission granted to TESC Labor Center.
- "The voice of the past:
oral history," by Paul Thompson, from The Oral History
Reader, Robert Perks and Alistair Thomson, eds., New York,
- "What makes oral history different,"
by Alessandro Portelli, from The Oral History Reader.
- "Telling our stories: feminist
debates and the use of oral history," by Joan Sangster,
from The Oral History Reader.
- "From Servitude to Service Work:
Historical Continuities in the Racial Division of Paid Reproductive
Labor," by Evelyn Nakano Glenn, from Working in the Service
Society, Cameron Lynn Macdonald and Carmen Sirianni, eds.,
Philadelphia, Temple University Press, 1996.
- "Shadow Mothers: Nannies, Au
Pairs, and Invisible Work," by Cameron Lynne Macdonald,
from Working in the Service Society.
- "The Globetrotting Sneaker,"
by Cynthia Enloe, Ms. magazine, March/April 1995, pp.
in the Free Trade Zones of Sri Lanka," by Janice Fine &
Matthew Howard, "Maquila Menace: Guatemalan Women Defy Their
Brutal Bosses," by Arnie Alpert & Judy Elliot, "Crimes
of Fashion: Those Who Suffer to Bring You Gap T-Shirts,"
by Marc Breslow, and "Counting Women's Work," by Kathleen
Cloud & Nancy Garett, all from Dollars and Sense,
November/December 1995. "
the Mississippi Delta Catfish Industry: An Autobiographical Work-In-Progress,"
by Sarah White, paper from the North American Labor History Conference,
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1996.
- "Advocate decries 'sweatshops
on wheels,'" Associated Press, The Olympian, July
10, 1999, p. C7.
- "The Prospects for Unionism in
a Service Society," by Dorothy Sue Cobble, from Working
in the Service Society, Cameron Lynn Macdonald and Carmen
Sirianni, eds., Philadelphia, Temple University Press, 1996.