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Casino women : the courageous struggle of maids, waitresses, and dealers for workplace Rights

Author: Susan Kerr Chandler; Jill B Jones
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : ILR ; Bristol : University Presses Marketing [distributor], 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Based on extended interviews with maids, cocktail waitresses, cooks, laundry workers, dealers, pit bosses, and vice presidents, Casino Women is a pioneering look at the female face of corporate...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Kerr Chandler; Jill B Jones
ISBN: 9780801450143 0801450144
OCLC Number: 753307246
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2012 Oral History Association Book A.
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Contents: You have to do it for the people coming --
They're treating us like donkeys, really : housekeeping and other back of the house work --
Kiss my foot : cocktail waitressing --
I'll always love the union --
Here's my heart --
Darlene Jespersen v. Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. --
Liberation theology, pit boss style --
Dealing : the view from dead center --
Stuck --
Big tobacco rides the strip --
Crossing over to the other side.
Responsibility: Susan Chandler and Jill B. Jones.

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"Casino Women is an absorbing journey into the heart of Nevada's gaming empire and a triumphant tale of how women on the front lines of service work took on some of the world's largest corporations Read more...

 
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