Household workers unite

by Premilla Nadasen | 08 September 2016
Category: General History
In this groundbreaking history of African American domestic worker organizing, Premilla Nadasen shatters countless myths and misconceptions about a workforce that has been historically misunderstood. Nadasen shows how in the 1960s and 1970s, African American household workers developed unique strategies for social change and formed unprecedented alliances with activists in both the women's rights and the black freedom movement. Using compelling personal stories of the leaders and participants on the frontlines, Household Workers Unite is a powerful account of the poor women of color whose passionate struggle for higher wages, better working conditions and respect on the job created a sustained political movement.
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In this groundbreaking history of African American domestic worker organizing, Premilla Nadasen shatters countless myths and misconceptions about a workforce that has been historically misunderstood. Nadasen shows how in the 1960s and 1970s, African American household workers developed unique strategies for social change and formed unprecedented alliances with activists in both the women's rights and the black freedom movement. Using compelling personal stories of the leaders and participants on the frontlines, Household Workers Unite is a powerful account of the poor women of color whose passionate struggle for higher wages, better working conditions and respect on the job created a sustained political movement.
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€0.00 RRP €17.99
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In this groundbreaking history of African American domestic worker organizing, Premilla Nadasen shatters countless myths and misconceptions about a workforce that has been historically misunderstood. Nadasen shows how in the 1960s and 1970s, African American household workers developed unique strategies for social change and formed unprecedented alliances with activists in both the women's rights and the black freedom movement. Using compelling personal stories of the leaders and participants on the frontlines, Household Workers Unite is a powerful account of the poor women of color whose passionate struggle for higher wages, better working conditions and respect on the job created a sustained political movement.

Product Details

Household workers unite

ISBN9780807033197

Format

PublisherBEACON PRESS (08 September. 2016)

No. of Pages248

Weight382

Language English (United States)

Dimensions 229 x 152