Earning respect [electronic resource] : the lives of working women in small-town Ontario, 1920-1960 /
- Publication info:
- Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, c1995 (Toronto, Ont. : Scholars Portal, 2013)
- EBook, Book, Online
- Earning respect [electronic resource] : the lives of working women in small-town Ontario, 1920-1960 / Joan Sangster.
- Main Author:
- Sangster, Joan, 1952-
- Corporate Author:
Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, 1995(Toronto, Ont. : Scholars Portal, 2013)
Also available in print version.
- Physical Description:
1 electronic text (x, 333 p.) : ill., digital file.
- Technical Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
- Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
- ISBN:9781442664852 (electronic bk.)
- Access:Access restricted to York University faculty, staff and students.
Table of Contents
- Introduction: Placing the Story of Women's Work in Context
- 1. Peterborough: The "Working Man's City"
- 2. Schooling Girls for Women's Work
- 3. Packing Muffets for a Living: Working Out the Gendered Division of Labour
- 4. Women's Work Culture, Women's Identities
- 5. Maintaining Respectability, Coping with Crises
- 6. Accommodation at Work
- 7. Resistance and Unionization
- 8. Doing Two Jobs: The Wage-Earning Mother in the Postwar Years
- Conclusion: From Working Daughter to Working Mother
- Appendix A: Note on the Oral History Sources
- Appendix B: Tables.