Eileen Boris
, Professor of History at Howard University in Washington, D.C., is the author of Art and Labour: Ruskin, Morris, and the Craftsman Ideal in America (1986) and Home to Work: Motherhood and the Politics of Industrial Homework in the United States (1994), which received the 1995 Philip Taft Prize in Labour History. Her current work explores issues of race, gender, and rights from WWII to the present, focusing on fair employment and equal pay in terms of racialized cultural notions of womanhood and manhood.


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