• General Works,  History,  Humanities,  Research,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: Working Americans 1880-2006

    Working Americans 1880-2006  edited by Scott Derks, Grey House Publishing, 2012. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 305.5 D44W A snapshot of work & family economic life in America ranging in time from 1880-2006. Over 40 family profiles are included.  Some examples: 1937 Family Profile: Welder from Tennessee 1945 Family Profile: Army Sergeant from North Caroline 1976 Family Profile: Korean Fruit Stand Owners from New York 1986 Family Profile: Meat-packer from Minnesota 2005 Family Profile: Telemarketer from Washington State Helpful for: Economics, U.S. History, Humanities, Family Studies, Humanities 4, Labor Studies  

  • History,  Humanities,  Research,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Motherhood

    Encyclopedia of Motherhood edited by Andrea O’Reilly, Sage, 2010. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 305.4 Or3M This three  volume set presents reference articles focusing on concepts, debates, and theories important to the field of global motherhood studies. Daugher-Centricity Ethics of Care Fairy Tales, Mothers in Islam and Motherhood Peace Movement and Mothers Helpful for: Gender Studies, History, Humanities, Feminist Scholarship, Family Studies