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  • Creator Heidi I. Hartmann, Robert E. Kraut, and Louise A. Tilly, editors ; Panel on Technology and Women's Employment, Committee on Women's Employment and Related Social Issues, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1987.
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (456 p.)
  • ISBNs 1280221437, 9786610221431, 0309554985, 0585261555


  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • English


  • ""Computer Chips and Paper Clips""; ""Copyright""; ""CONTENTS""; ""CONTENTS, VOLUME I""; ""PREFACE""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS""; ""PART I OVERVIEW""; ""Technology, Women, and Work: Policy Perspectives""; ""THE CHANGING ROLE OF AMERICAN WOMEN""; ""OBSERVATIONS ON CHANGING TECHNOLOGY""; ""POLICY PERSPECTIVES""; ""Framing the Issues""; ""Are Women Workers at Risk?""; ""Banking and Finance""; ""Hospitals and Health Care""; ""POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS""; ""Full Employment""; ""Continued R&D""; ""Strengthened Education and Retraining""; ""A National Jobs and Education Program""
  • ""Continued EEO Enforcement""""Child Care""; ""A CONCLUDING NOTE""; ""References""; ""PART II CASE STUDIES OF WOMEN WORKERS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY""; ""The Technological Transformation of White-Collar Work: A Case Study of the Insurance Industry""; ""THE PACE OF DIFFUSION AND THE NEW IMPLEMENTATIONS""; ""Underwriting and Claims Support Systems""; ""Administrative/Clerical, Decision Support, and Agency Systems""; ""EFFECTS OF AUTOMATION ON THE SIZE AND COMPOSITION OF THE WORK FORCE""; ""CHANGES IN THE NATURE OF WORK: THE VIEW FROM THE SHOP FLOOR""; ""WOMEN AND MINORITY WORKERS""
  • ""Effects of Automation on the Female Work Force""""Effects of Automation on Minority Workers""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""References""; """"Machines Instead of Clerks"": Technology and the Feminization of Bookkeeping, 1910-1950""; ""SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT, THE COST ACCOUNTING REVOLUTION, AND THE ACCOUNTANT""; ""OFFICE MACHINES AND THEIR HISTORY""; ""MECHANIZATION, FEMINIZATION, AND SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT""; ""WOMEN OFFICE WORKERS: HOW MANY IN WHAT JOBS?""; ""STRATIFICATION IN THE OFFICE""; ""Marital Status, Class, and Race and Ethnicity""; ""Wages and Clerical Work""; ""References""
  • ""New Technology and Office Tradition: The Not-So-Changing World of the Secretary""""THE NEW TECHNOLOGY AND THE SECRETARY""; ""PATRIMONY IN TRADITIONAL SECRETARIAL WORK""; ""Traditional Secretarial Tasks""; ""Rewards and Career Mobility""; ""CHANGES IN THE SUPPLY OF WOMEN TO SECRETARIAL JOBS: RISING EXPECTATIONS AND DECLINING SATISFACTION""; ""THE NEW OFFICE ENVIRONMENT""; ""Word Processing: The Core Technology""; ""Secretarial Sharing and Minipools: New Staffing Ratios in the Automated Office""; ""The Shared Secretary""; ""The Minipool Secretary""
  • ""THE PERSISTENCE OF PATRIMONY IN THE NEW OFFICE""""The New Tasks""; ""Career Opportunities""; ""Compensation and Skills""; ""Wages and Upskilling""; ""Other Variables Affecting Change""; ""Office Size""; ""Industrial Variation""; ""Resources and Wealth of Office""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""References""; ""Integrated Circuits/Segregated Labor: Women in Computer-Related Occupations and High-Tech Industries""; ""COMPUTER-RELATED OCCUPATIONS""; ""Descriptions of Occupations""; ""Engineers""; ""Computer Specialists""; ""Engineering and Science Technicians""; ""Computer Operators""
  • ""Data-Entry Operators""
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