Women in the Workplace

Penelope Washbourn

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/1984

Issue: Working (Vol. 4, No 2, Spring, 1984)

A woman in the workplace writing about “women in the workplace” may be very close to her subject, or indeed guilty of special pleading. Our personal history fashions our intellectual habits and often causes us to value or discredit another’s perspective. On the issue of women’s employment it is evident that many people, men and women, feel a high degree of ambiguity about the subject.

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