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Unequal Freedom: How Race and Gender Shaped American Citizenship and Labor

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The inequalities that persist in America have deep historical roots. Evelyn Nakano Glenn untangles this complex history in a unique comparative regional study from the end of Reconstruction to the eve of World War II. During this era the country experienced enormous social and economic changes with the abolition of slavery, rapid territorial expansion, and massive immigra

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Paperback, 320 pages
Published April 15th 2004 by Harvard University Press (first published June 17th 2002)
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This book is subtitled "How Race & Gender Shaped American Citizenship and Labor." This book contains a masterful synthesis of the relationship among Race, Gender, Citizenship (particularly substantive citizenship) and Labor. The first three chapters build the conceptual framework for the book. The next three chapters offer a series of regional case studies examining the local particularities of how race, gender, and labor shaped substantive citizenship. Chapter 4 is entitled "Blacks and Whit ...more
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Pretty good - discusses the "racialization" and "engendering" (and their overlaps) of citizenship and labor in three separate places in the US.
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