Women in the professions, 1870-1970

Blitz, Rudolph C.
May 1974
Monthly Labor Review;May74, Vol. 97 Issue 5, p34
Academic Journal
Discusses the decline in the proportion of women in professional jobs in the United States since 1930. Shifting of job structure towards professions dominated by men; Changes over time in the sex ratio in specific professions; Changes over time in the relative importance of specific professions in the total of all professions.


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