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"Between Two Worlds: German Feminist Approaches to Working-Class Women and Work"

by Ferree, Myra Marx (1985)


There is no shortage of sociological research on women and work in the United States. It may seem strange, therefore, to suggest that we have something to learn about our own society from research done in West Germany. However, some sociologists there have approached the study of women and work from the bottom up, considering first he experiences and perspectives of working-class women.'Their focus integrates femi-

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Sociology, Social Class, Gender, Womens Work, Female Labour, Gendered Labour, Division Of Labour, German Context, Feminism


Women and Work

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