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Process of Occupational Sex-Typing
The Feminization of Clerical Labor in Great Britain, 1870-1936

Cohn, Samuel

Jessie Bernard Book Award, American Sociological Association, 1989

The Story of Reo Joe
 
The Story of Reo Joe
Work, Kin, and Community in Autotown, U.S.A.

Fine, Lisa M.

Cugnot Award of Distinction, 2005

Selected for inclusion on the list of Michigan Notable Books, 2005

Chosen by the Adult Non-fiction Committee of the Society of Midland Authors as the first runner-up, 2004-5

Out in the Union
 
Out in the Union
A Labor History of Queer America

Frank, Miriam

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2015

In Transit
 
In Transit
The Transport Workers Union in New York City, 1933-1966

Freeman, Joshua B.

Co-winner of the Taft Book Award, 1989

Seeking Community in a Global City
 
Seeking Community in a Global City
Guatemalans and Salvadorans in Los Angeles

Hamilton, Nora and Norma Stoltz Chinchilla

Best book published in the area of Race/Ethnicity and Foreign Policy/Globalization given by the section on Race, Ethnicity, and Politics of the American Political Science Association (APSA), 2002

The Temp Economy
 
The Temp Economy
From Kelly Girls to Permatemps in Postwar America

Hatton, Erin, foreword by Nelson Lichtenstein

Honorable Mention, Labor and Labor Movements Section of the American Sociological Association, 2012

Engineering Culture
 
Engineering Culture
Control and Commitment in a High-Tech Corporation

Kunda, Gideon

Culture Section Book Award, American Sociological Association, 1994

Striking Steel
 
Striking Steel
Solidarity Remembered

Metzgar, Jack

Winner of the Sidney Hillman Foundation Award, 2001

Deregulating Desire
 
Deregulating Desire
Flight Attendant Activism, Family Politics, and Workplace Justice

Murphy, Ryan Patrick

The Organization of American Historians' David Montgomery Award for the best book
on a topic in American labor and working-class history, 2017

Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making
 
Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making
Plous, Scott

8th Annual William James Book Award, American Psychological Association, 1993

Job Queues, Gender Queues
 
Job Queues, Gender Queues
Explaining Women's Inroads into Male Occupations

Reskin, Barbara F. and Patricia A. Roos

Sex and Gender Section Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Study of Sex and Gender, American Sociological Association, 1995

Between Women
 
Between Women
Domestics and Their Employers

Rollins, Judith

Jessie Bernard Book Award, American Sociological Association, 1987

Technological Change and Co-Determination in Sweden
 
Technological Change and Co-Determination in Sweden
Sandberg, Åke with Gunnar Broms Arne Grip Lars Sundstrom Jesper Steen and Peter Ullmark, foreword by Andrew Martin

Abel Wolman Award, Public Works Historical Society, 1989

The Crisis of Growth Politics
 
The Crisis of Growth Politics
Cleveland, Kucinich, and the Challenge of Urban Populism

Swanstrom, Todd

Best Book in Urban Politics Award, American Political Science Association, 1988

Livestock/Deadstock
 
Livestock/Deadstock
Working with Farm Animals from Birth to Slaughter

Wilkie, Rhoda M.

British Sociological Association's Philip Abrams Memorial Prize for the Best First and Sole-Authored Book within the discipline of Sociology, 2011

Award for Distinguished Scholarship in the Animals and Society Section of the American Sociological Association, 2011

To Save China, To Save Ourselves
 
To Save China, To Save Ourselves
The Chinese Hand Laundry Alliance of New York

Yu, Renqiu

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1994

Outstanding Book in History Award, Association for Asian American Studies, 1993


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