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Live wire : women and brotherhood in the electrical industry / Francine A. Moccio.

Author/Creator:
Moccio, Francine A., 1951-
Publication:
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 271 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Local no. 3 (New York, N.Y.).
Electric industry workers -- Labor unions -- United States.
Building trades -- Employees -- Labor unions -- United States.
Sex discrimination against women -- United States.
Contents:
Introduction: Getting wired
Brotherhood : the history
A closer look at Local 3
The struggle to become electricians
On the electrical construction work site : the sexual charge
Race for the brotherhood : the ironies of integration
A club of her own
Conclusion: Getting women down to the job site.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781592137374 (cloth : alk. paper)
1592137377 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
276930319