A Failure of Feminism
John Sharpless and
of kinism John Rury, in Social Science History (Au-tumn 1980), Sage Publications, Inc., 275 South Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills,Calif. 90212.
In the small, dirty garment lofts, cigar factories, and other sweatshops of early 20th-century America, women frequently worked 12-hour days for as little as 10 cents an hour. But few factory women-most of whom were first- and second-generation European immigrants-were promis-ing candidates for union membership, relate Sharpless and Rury,...