Award-Winning Books: Labor Studies and Work

2400 reg

The Cost of Being a Girl

Working Teens and the Origins of the Gender Wage Gap

Yasemin Besen-Cassino

208 pages
6 x 9
11 tables, 8 line drawings

PB: 978-1-4399-1349-9 $27.95 Dec 17
HC: 978-1-4399-1348-2 $94.50 Dec 17
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1350-5 $27.95 Dec 17

Honorable Mention from the National Women's Studies Association for the Sara A. Whaley Book Prize, 2018

2255 reg

Deregulating Desire

Flight Attendant Activism, Family Politics, and Workplace Justice

Ryan Patrick Murphy

252 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-4399-0989-8 $34.95 Oct 16
HC: 978-1-4399-0988-1 $94.50 Oct 16
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0990-4 $34.95 Oct 16

The Organization of American Historians' David Montgomery Award for the best book on a topic in American labor and working-class history, 2017

644 reg

Job Queues, Gender Queues

Explaining Women's Inroads into Male Occupations

Barbara F. Reskin and Patricia A. Roos

388 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-0-87722-744-1 $36.95 Nov 90
HC: 978-0-87722-743-4 $49.50 Nov 90
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0159-5 $36.95 Nov 90

Sex and Gender Section Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Study of Sex and Gender, American Sociological Association, 1995

1908 reg

Livestock/Deadstock

Working with Farm Animals from Birth to Slaughter

Rhoda Wilkie

248 pages
6 x 9
2 tables

PB: 978-1-59213-649-0 $33.95 May 10
HC: 978-1-59213-648-3 $81.50 May 10
Ebook: 978-1-59213-650-6 $33.95 May 10

British Sociological Association's Philip Abrams Memorial Prize for the Best First and Sole-Authored Book within the discipline of Sociology, 2011
Award for Distinguished Scholarship in the Animals and Society Section of the American Sociological Association, 2011

1476 reg

Out in the Union

A Labor History of Queer America

Miriam Frank

240 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-4399-1140-2 $30.95 Jan 15
HC: 978-1-4399-1139-6 $55.50 Jun 14
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1141-9 $30.95

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2015

391 reg

The Process of Occupational Sex-Typing

The Feminization of Clerical Labor in Great Britain

Samuel Cohn

288 pages
6 x 9
34 tables, 1 figs.

HC: 978-0-87722-402-0 $37.95 Dec 85

Jessie Bernard Book Award, American Sociological Association, 1989

1458 reg

Seeking Community in a Global City

Guatemalans and Salvadorans in Los Angeles

Nora Hamilton and Norma Stoltz Chinchilla

304 pages
6 x 9
12 tables, 2 figs., 22 halftones, 5 maps

PB: 978-1-56639-868-8 $29.95 Jun 01
HC: 978-1-56639-867-1 $81.50 Jun 01

Best book published in the area of Race/Ethnicity and Foreign Policy/Globalization given by the section on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics of the American Political Science Association, 2002

1651 reg

The Story of Reo Joe

Work, Kin, and Community in Autotown, U.S.A.

Lisa M. Fine

256 pages
6 x 9
7 tables, 17 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-258-4 $30.95 Jun 04
HC: 978-1-59213-257-7 $81.50 Jun 04
Ebook: 978-1-59213-788-6 $30.95

Selected for inclusion on the list of Michigan Notable Books, 2005
Cugnot Award of Distinction, 2005

1472 reg

Striking Steel

Solidarity Remembered

Jack Metzgar

320 pages
6 x 9
2 tables, 1 figs., 16 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-739-1 $32.95 Feb 00
HC: 978-1-56639-738-4 $81.50 Feb 00
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0532-6 $32.95 Feb 00

Winner of the Sidney Hillman Foundation Award, 2001

2056 reg

The Temp Economy

From Kelly Girls to Permatemps in Postwar America

Erin Hatton

232 pages
5.5 x 8.25
2 tables, 7 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-0081-9 $30.95 Nov 10
HC: 978-1-4399-0080-2 $76.50 Nov 10
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0082-6 $30.95

Honorable Mention, Labor and Labor Movements Section of the American Sociological Association, 2012

958 reg

To Save China, To Save Ourselves

The Chinese Hand Laundry Alliance of New York

Renqiu Yu

253 pages
6 x 9
8 figs.

PB: 978-1-56639-395-9 $34.95 Sep 95
HC: 978-0-87722-996-4 $67.50 Oct 92
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0771-9 $34.95 Oct 92

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1994
Philadelphia Book Clinic Certificate of Award, 1993
Outstanding Book in History Award, Association for Asian American Studies, 1993