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Gender Trials: Emotional Lives in Contemporary Law Firms

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This engaging ethnography examines the gendered nature of today's large corporate law firms. Although increasing numbers of women have become lawyers in the past decade, Jennifer Pierce discovers that the double standards and sexist attitudes of legal bureaucracies are a continuing problem for women lawyers and paralegals.

Working as a paralegal, Pierce did ethnographic res
Hardcover, 276 pages
Published February 15th 1996 by University of California Press
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Oct 30, 2011 Teresa rated it really liked it
Interesting monograph about the emotional labor of male litigators and the female paralegals who work for/with them. Pierce's work is intriguing and well-argued.
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