Freedom Is Not Enough: The Opening of the American Workplace

@inproceedings{Maclean2005FreedomIN,
  title={Freedom Is Not Enough: The Opening of the American Workplace},
  author={Nancy Maclean},
  year={2005}
}
In the 1950s, the exclusion of women and of black and Latino men from higher-paying jobs was so universal as to seem normal to most Americans. Today, diversity in the workforce is a point of pride. How did such a transformation come about? In this bold and groundbreaking work, Nancy MacLean shows how African-American and later Mexican-American civil rights activists and feminists concluded that freedom alone would not suffice: access to jobs at all levels is a requisite of full citizenship… Expand
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