For Work / Against Work
Debates on the centrality of work

"For the Good of Family and Race: Gender, Work, and Domestic Roles in the Black Community, 1880-1930"

by Harley, Sharon (1990)


The racial restrictions that all blacks face in the paid labor market continually produce similarities in the work experiences of black women and men, yet there are differences that can largely be attributed to gender.

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African-American Context, Gender, Race, Womens Work, Female Labour, Gendered Labour, Racialised Labour, Division Of Labour, History, Historical Context, Nineteenth Century


Black Women, Race, Women's Work in History

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