Silicon valley, women, and the California dream : gender, class, and opportunity in the twentieth century (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Silicon valley, women, and the California dream : gender, class, and opportunity in the twentieth century

Author: Glenna Matthews
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Univ. Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Orig. printView all editions and formats
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What accounts for the growing income inequalities in Silicon Valley, despite huge technological and economic strides? Why have the once-powerful labor unions declined in their influence? This book  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Matthews, Glenna.
Silicon valley, women, and the California dream.
Stanford, Calif. Stanford Univ. Press 2003
(OCoLC)755170628
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenna Matthews
ISBN: 0804741549 9780804741545 0804747962 9780804747967
OCLC Number: 231969098
Notes: Revision of the author's doctoral thesis, Stanford University, 1977. - Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: XVII, 313 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Introduction i 1. The Fruited Valley 13 2. The Fruit Industry Workforce at High Tide: A Wave of Militancy Hits the Valley 48 3. War and Cold War Shape the Valley: The Birth of a Metropolis and the Death of Union Democracy 81 4. Toward Silicon Valley 112 5. New Immigrants and Silicon Valley: Struggles, Successes, and Transformations 147 6. The Valley as "Feminist Capital of the Nation" I83 7. The Global Economy on the Home Front: A Tale oF Two Valleys 226
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