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Transcribing class and gender [electronic resource] : masculinity and femininity in nineteenth-century courts and offices / Carole Srole.

By: Srole, Carole, 1948-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Class, culture: Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2010Description: 1 online resource (viii, 324 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780472026647 (electronic bk.); 047202664X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Working class women -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Stenographers -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Masculinity -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Femininity -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Social classes -- United States -- History -- 19th century | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gender Studies | Arbeitswelt | Geschlechterrolle | Geschlechtliche Arbeitsteilung | Soziale Ungleichheit | USA | Geschichte 1830-1920Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Transcribing class and gender.DDC classification: 305.38/9623097309034 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Performing independence : male clerks, bookkeepers, and stenographers from 1820 to 1870 -- Treasury girls and the masses : from degraded women workers to employees -- Stepping-stones and short ladders : men's faltering independence -- The male stenographers' solution : the language of professionalism -- Typewriter girls and lady stenographers : the challenges of respectability -- "My fondest hopes will have been realized" : independence, ambition, and the new woman -- Performances of professionalism.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Performing independence : male clerks, bookkeepers, and stenographers from 1820 to 1870 -- Treasury girls and the masses : from degraded women workers to employees -- Stepping-stones and short ladders : men's faltering independence -- The male stenographers' solution : the language of professionalism -- Typewriter girls and lady stenographers : the challenges of respectability -- "My fondest hopes will have been realized" : independence, ambition, and the new woman -- Performances of professionalism.

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Transcribing class and gender by Srole, Carole, ©2010
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