Working the land : the stories of ranch and farm women in the modern American West / Sandra K. Schackel.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Schackel, Sandra
Format: Book
Published: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2011.
Table of Contents:
  • "I'd rather be on the farm" : attitudes toward ranch and farm work
  • "I'd rather work outside than do housework" : flexible gender roles
  • "I didn't milk cows; I gave piano lessons" : will wage work save the family farm?
  • "We'd be in bad shape if it wasn't for hunting" : tourist recreation on Western farms and ranches
  • "Eat more beef" : ranch and farm women as activists
  • Epilogue
  • Appendixes: Farm woman questionnaire; Interviewees.