Selling Women Short

Author: Liza Featherstone
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0786738162
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Selling Women Short combines the personal stories of these employees with superb investigative journalism to show why women who work these low-wage jobs are getting a raw deal, and what they are doing about it.

False Choices

Author: Liza Featherstone
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 1784784621
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This well-researched collection of essays restores to feminism its revolutionary meaning, and outlines how it could transform the United States and its relation to the world.

Students Against Sweatshops

Author: Liza Featherstone
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781859843024
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This short, punchy, yet sharply analytic book, written by USAS activists and an expert journalist, provides a record of a new mass campaign and a tool for the realization of its goals.

The Journal Of Labor And Society

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Selling Women Short: The Landmark Battle for Workers' Rights at Wal-Mart. New
York: Basic Books, 2004. 282 pp. $25.00 (hardcover). Is Wal-Mart good for
women? Journalist Liza Featherstone answers with a resounding "no!" Based on
interviews with current and former employees, including plaintiffs in the largest
class action suit ever filed, Betty Dukes v. Wai- Mart Stores, Inc., Featherstone
suggests that low prices, one-stop shopping, and big sizes are not enough to
compensate ...

Wal Mart World

Author: Stanley D. Brunn
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0415951372
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With a billion shoppers worldwide, Wal-Mart World is the first book to look at this incredibly important phenomenon in global perspective, its broad scope makes it essential reading for anyone interested in the global impact of this ...

Bitch

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puck wildfire SELLING WOMEN SH Selling Women Short: The Landmark Battle
for Workers' Rights at Wal-Mart Liza Featherstone {basic books} Reading Liza
Featherstone's expose of Wal-Mart's corporate culture in the weeks before the
presidential election, it occurred to me that perhaps the pundits have it wrong,
and that the best way to explain the supposed line of demarcation in America is
not by looking at red vs. blue, rural vs. urban, or evangelical vs. secular, but at
those who ...

Rad Dad

Author: Tomas Moniz
Publisher: PM Press
ISBN: 1604864818
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"Today more than ever, fatherhood demands constant improvisation, risk, and struggle. With grace, honesty, and strength, Rad Dad's writers tackle all the issues that other parenting guides are afraid to touch...."--cover, p. 4.

Wal Mart

Author: Elizabeth Cohn
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1-10, 121-221) Liza Featherstone, Selling Women Short: The Landmark Battle for
Workers' Rights at Wal-Mart. NY: Basic Books, 2004 Michael J. Hicks, "Does Wal-
Mart Cause an lncrease in Anti-Poverty Program Expenditures?" November 4,
2005 found at www.globalinsight.com/publicDownload/genericContent/hicks-
poverty.pdf Global lnsight, "The Economic lmpact of Wal-Mart," Washington, DC,
November 1, 2005 found at www.globalinsight.com/publicDownload/
genericContent/1 ...

Symposium

Author: University of Connecticut. School of Law
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Wal-Mart made its fortune by making a wide variety of goods available to many,
at its start in primarily rural areas but increasingly to more affluent urban
communities, at low prices that poor and low-income families could afford. The
company has a unique culture ... 1 See generally Liza Featherstone, Selling
Women Short: The Landmark Battle for Workers' Rights at Wal-Mart 51-89 (2004)
(discussing the Wal-Mart culture and its impact on employee loyalty). See also
BOB ORTEGA, ...

Symposium

Author: University of Minnesota. Law School
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The story behind the Dukes case is told in LIZA FEATHERSTONE, SELLING
WOMEN SHORT: THE LANDMARK BATTLE FOR WORKERS' RIGHTS AT WAL-
MART (2004), and in Brad Seligman, Patriarchy at the Checkout Counter: The
Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Class-Action Suit, in WAL-MART: THE FACE OF
TWENTY-FlRST- Century Capitalism, supra note 10, at 231, 231-42. 14. See
generally Katharine B. Silbaugh, Wal-Mart's Other Woman Problem: Sprawl and
Work-Family ...