Sisters in the Brotherhoods

By Jane LaTour

sisters smallMany blue-collar arenas remain contested terrain for females. Women still struggle to get training, to get jobs, and to secure a harassment-free workplace. Despite the efforts of the pioneering generation, females still enter these jobs one by one and two by two and only against great odds do they remain there. Sisters in the Brotherhoods: Working Women Organizing for Equality explores the achievements of the women who made history simply by going to work every day.

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