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Wall Street women

Author: Melissa S Fisher
Publisher: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Wall Street Women tells the story of the first generation of women to establish themselves as professionals on Wall Street. Since these women, who began their careers in the 1960s, faced blatant discrimination and barriers to advancement, they created formal and informal associations to bolster one another's careers. In this important historical ethnography, Melissa S. Fisher draws on fieldwork, archival research,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melissa S Fisher
ISBN: 9780822353300 082235330X 9780822353454 0822353458
OCLC Number: 776533381
Description: xii, 227 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Beginnings --
Careers, networks, and mentors --
Gendered discourses of finance --
Women's politics and state-market feminism --
Life after Wall Street --
Market feminism, feminizing markets, and the financial crisis.
Responsibility: Melissa S. Fisher.

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"Wall Street Women by Melissa Fisher looks into what it's really like to make one's career in the boardrooms of the incorrigible boys' club of high finance. Fisher, a visiting scholar at New York Read more...

 
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