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Gender and Work in Rural America
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Tigges, Leann. 2010. “Gender and Work in Rural America”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This course focuses on gender and work within the spatial context known as "rural
America." Mining, forestry, and farming traditionally have been considered rural work,
but increasingly other types of economic activity are found in nonmetropolitan places
because of the availability of certain resources. Some industries are drawn to rural...

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