Feminism in the Workplace:
An Annotated Resource List
Albrecht, Hitting Home
Amott and Matthaei, Race, Class, Gender, and Women's Works--A Conceptual Framework.
Arnow, Jan. Teaching Peace . New York: The Berkley Publishing Group, 1995.
Backhouse, C., and L. Cohn. Sexual Harassment on the Job: How to Avoid the Working Woman's Nightmare. Prentice-Hall, 1981.
"Case 2: The Waitress" (most reviewed!)
Anderson, Doing the Dirty Work? The Global Politics of Domestic Labor.
Baumgardner, Jennifer, and Amy Richards. Manifesta.
"What is Activism?"
Beiner, Theresa M. Gender Myths vs. Working Realities: Using Social Science to Reformulate Sexual Harassment Law. 2004.
Bell, Linda A. Beyond the Margins: Reflections of a Feminist Philosopher. SUNY, 2003.
Blades,Joan, and Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner. The Motherhood Manifesto.
"Motherhood in America"
Bookman, Ann. Starting In Our Own Backyards: How Working Families Can Build Community and Survive the New Economy. New York: Routledge, 2004.
Britton, Dana M. At Work in the Iron Cage: The Prison as Gendered Organization. 2003.
"Direct Discrimination--Sexual Harassment and Racism"and "From Turnkey to Officer"
Carson, Linda. Mom's the Word. Talonbooks, 2000.
Chambers, Veronica. Having It All? Black Women and Success. Doubleday 2003.
Reviews: "Laying Claim to Ladyhood: White Women and Black Women in Conflict," "The Price of the Ticket: New Challenges and Old Demons"
Cobble, Dorothy Sue. The Other Women's Movement: Workplace Justice and Social Rights in Modern America. Princeton UP, 2003.
Coughlin, Jeanne Halladay. Rise of Women Entrepreneurs: People, Processes, and Global Trends. Quorum 2002.
Crouch, Margaret A. Thinking About Sexual Harassment: A Guide for the Perplexed.
DeBoer, Kathleen J. Gender and Competition: How Men and Women Approach Work and Play. Coaches Choice 2004.
"The Results of Competitive Achievement"
Deemer, Candy, and Nancy Fredricks. Dancing on the Glass Ceiling. New York: McGraw Hill, 2003.
Delacoste, Frederique, and Priscilla Alexander, eds. (Eds.) Sex Work: Writings by Women in the Sex Industry. Cleis Press, 1998.
Hartley, "Confessions of a Feminist Porno Star"
Deutsch, Francine. Halving It All:How Equally Shared Parenting Works. 2000.
"The Mother and Mr. Mom."
Dickinson, Torry D. and Robert K. Schaeffer. Fast Forward: Work, Gender, and Protest in a Changing World.
"Diversifying Struggles: Redefining Work and Society"
Dujohn, Diane and Ann Withorn. For Crying Out Loud: Women's Poverty in the United States. 1996.
"Gimme Shelter: Battering and Poverty"
Ehrenreich, Barbara. Bait and Switch: The (futile) Pursuit of the American Dream. 2005.
"Stepping Out Into the World of Networking"
Eisenberg, Susan. We'll Call You If We Need You: Experiences of Women Working Construction. Cornell UP, 1998.
Ely, Robin, Erica Gabrielle Foldy, and Maureen A. Scully, eds. Reader in Gender, Work, and Organization. Blackwell 2003.
Featherstone, Liza. Selling Women Short: The Landmark Battle for Workers' Rights at Wal-Mart. 2005.
Ferguson, The Feminist Case Against Bureaucracy.
Flanders, Laura, ed. The W Effect: Bush's War on Women Feminist Press 2004.
"Working Women's Lives and the 'W Effect': An Interview with Ellen Bravo"
"Queers Without Money"
Hanauer, The Bitch in the House. William Morrow, 2002.
Maduro, "Excuse Me While I Explode: My Mother, Myself, My Anger"
van Ogtrop, "Attila the Honey I'm Home"
Angier, "The Origin, Procreation and Hopes of an Angry Feminist"
Abraham, "Daddy Dearest: What Happens When He Does More than His Half"
Edelman, "The Myth of Co-Parenting"
Newman, "I do. Not.: Why I Won't Marry"
Hernandez, Daisy, and Busha Raiman, eds. Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today's Feminism. 2002.
Pandora Leong, "Living Outside the Box."
Hochschild, Arlie Russell. The Commercialization of Intimate Life: Notes from Home and Work. University of California, 2003.
Hochschild and Ehrenriech, eds. Global Woman.
Brennan, "Selling Sex for Visas"
hooks, bell. The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity,and Love.
Hunter, Dale, Anne Bailey, and Bill Taylor. The Art of Facilitation: How to Create Group Synergy. Fisher Books, 1995.
Johnson, Jennifer. Getting By on the Minimum: The Lives of Working-Class Women. Routledge 2002.
Kaufman, Cynthia. Ideas for Action: Relevant Theory for Radical Change. South End Press, 2003.
Kesselman, Amy, Lily D. McNair, and Nancy Schniedewind. Women: Images & Realities. 3rd. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003.
Mainardi, Pat. "The Politics of Housework"
Shulman, Alix K. "Marriage Agreement"
Krupat, Kitty, and Patrick McCreary, eds. Out at Work: Building a Gay-Labor Alliance. Minnesota, 2001.
Louie, Miriam Ching Yoon. Sweatshop Warriors: Immigrant Women Workers Take on the Global Factory. South End, 2001.
"Just-In-Time Guerilla Warriors: Immigrant Workers' Center" and "'Each Day I GoHome with A New Wound in My Heart.' Korean Immigrant Women Workers."
Maran, Meredith, ed., with Angela Watrous. Fifty Ways to Support Lesbian and Gay Equality. 2005.
McClure, Judith Selee. Civilized Assertiveness for Women: Communication with Backbone--Not Bite. Albion St. 2003.
Mies, Maria. Patriarchy and Accumulation on a World Scale.
"Colonization and Housewifization"
Ohrenstein & Van Staalen, Flux.
"The Tug of Tradition"
Padavic, Irene, and Barbara Reskin. Women and Men at Work. Sage 2002.
Prugl,The Global Construction of Gender
Rhode, Deborah, ed. The Difference "Difference" Makes: Women and Leadership. Stanford 2003.
Ruth B. Mandel, "A Question About Women and the Leadership Option"
Richards, Sarah E. "To Love & Obey" Elle Magazine, Aug. 2006 .
Rothstein, Richard. Class and Schools.
Ruderman, Marian N. and Patricia J. Ohlott. Standing at the Crossroads: Next Steps for High-Achieving Women. Jossey-Bass 2002.
Slesinger, Larry. Search: Winning Strategies to Get Your Next Job in the Nonprofit World. Piemonte, 2004.
Smallen-Grob, Diane. Making It in Corporate America: How Women Can Survive, Prosper, and Make a Difference. Praeger 2003.
Snyder. Overcoming Lavender Discrimination.
Stan, Adele. Debating Sexual Correctness: Pornography, Sexual Harassment, Date Rape, and the Politics of Sexual Equality. New York: Dell, 1995.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin, "Sex Harassment."
Tea, Without a Net
Levine, "My Mother Was a Whore"
Truesdell, John. Out at Work.
"Kingdom Come: Gay Days at Disney World"
Wajcman, Judy. Managing Like a Man: Women and Men in Corporate Management. Penn State UP, 1998.
Webb, Susan L. Step Forward: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: What You Need to Know. Master Media, 2nd ed., 1997. The link goes to Webb's webpage, which has links to a variety of other resources.
Reviews: "Six Simple Steps to Stop Sexual Harassment," "Defining and Understanding Sexual Harassment"
Williams, Christine L. Still a Man's World: Men Who Do Women's Work. 1995.
"An Unconventional Career Choice"
Winfield and Spielman, Straight Talk About Gays in the Workplace.
Gender At Work. International knowledge and capacity building network established by several feminist development organizations: the Association for Women's Rights in Development,the Women's Learning Partnership, the World Alliance for Citizen Participation, and the UN Fund for Women. Interviews, articles, projects, more.
Catalyst. Resources on women of color from a leading research and advisory organization working with businesses and the professions to build inclusive environments and expand opportunities for women at work.
Artwomen.org. Online journal of feminist artists.
Center for Women and Information Technology, UMBC
Human Rights Campaign LGBT Workplace Issues. Many resources.
Institute for Women's Policy Research. This is a feminist think tank which is always producing new research data on the wage gap, child care, welfare, and lots of other related topics. Lots of short articles summarizing this research are available on their website.
Midnight Special Law Collective
"Group Communication Tools"
WAGE (Women Are Getting Even). The wage gap and how to fight it, with personal stories by women who have done so.
Grinnell College Career Development. Resources for African Americans, Asian Americans, GLBT, Latino/as, Native Americans, students with disabilities, international students and veterans.
"Common Ground" by Danielle Ofri: Award-winning personal essay by a physician working in a hospital that denies patients abortions
Moms Rising. "Working to build a family-friendly America." Links on maternal and paternal leave, flexible work, childcare, fair wages, and more.
9 to 5. National Association of Working Women. Veteran feminist organization offering info and action ideas on a multitude of issues.
http://www.GenderIT.org - Association for Progressive Communications Women's Networking
Kee, "Women's Human Rights: Violence Against Women, Pornography and ICTs"
National Committee on Pay Equity.
Business and Professional Women USA.
Ferry Tales: documentary. Women commuting from Staten Island to Manhattan on the ferry form a community in the ladies' room. Surprisingly wonderful.
Hammering It Out. Women working construction.
Talking to Children about LGBT People: It's Elementary. Debra Chasnoff.