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America"s working women

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Employment -- United States -- History -- Sources.,
    • Women -- Employment -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementcompiled and edited by Rosalyn Baxandall, Linda Gordon, and Susan Reverby.
      ContributionsBaxandall, Rosalyn Fraad, 1939-, Gordon, Linda., Reverby, Susan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6095 .A662 1976b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 408, ix p., [10] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages408
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4881873M
      ISBN 100394722086
      LC Control Number76010575

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The “working poor” are people who spend 27 weeks or more in a year in the labor force either working or looking for work but whose incomes fall below the poverty ing to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, about million of people who spent at least 27 weeks in the labor force were poor.

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WW II advances are barely mentioned.