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Manhood on the line : working-class masculinities in the American heartland / Stephen Meyer.

Meyer, Stephen, 1942- author. (Author).
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM HD8039.A82 M4659 2016 (Text) 00000106155583 Browsing Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780252040054 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0252040058 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780252081545
  • ISBN: 0252081544
  • Physical Description: xiii, 247 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Urbana, Chicago, and Springfield : University of Illinois Press, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Preface -- Introduction : forms and meanings of working-class manhood -- Lost manhood : mass production and auto worker masculinity -- Reclaiming manhood : shop culture, industrial unionism, and the derogation of women, 1920s and 1930s -- "Rats, finks, and stool pigeons" : the disreputable manhood of factory spies in the 1920s and 1930s -- Fighting to provide : the battle to organize the Ford River Rouge Plant, 1930-1945 -- Fashioning dense masculine space : industrial unionism and altered shop-floor relations, 1935-1960s -- The female "invasion" : women and the male workplace, 1940-1945 -- The challenge to white manhood: black men and women move to white male jobs, 1940-1945 -- Conclusion: the more things change, the more they stay the same -- Abbreviations -- Notes -- Index.
Subject: Automobile industry workers > United States > History.
Working class > United States > History.
Sexual division of labor > United States.
Women employees > United States.
Discrimination in employment > United States.
Ford Motor Company > History.

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