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Femininity in flight : a history of flight attendants

Kathleen M. Barry (Kathleen Morgan)


Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (HD 6073 .A432 U62 2007 )()

  • Title:
    Femininity in flight : a history of flight attendants
  • Author: Kathleen M. Barry (Kathleen Morgan)
  • Description: "Psychological punch": nurse-stewardesses in the 1930s -- "Glamor girls of the air": the postwar stewardess mystique -- "Labor's loveliest": postwar union struggles -- "Nothing but an airborne waitress": the jet age -- "Do I look like an old bag?": glamour and women's rights in the mid-1960s -- "You're white, you're free, and you're 21 - what is it?": title VII -- "Fly me?: go fly yourself!": stewardess liberation in the 1970s -- After title VII and deregulation.
  • Local Note: acq2008mgt
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press
  • Format: xv, 304 p. : ill ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780822339342 (cloth : alk. paper);ISBN 082233934X (cloth : alk. paper);ISBN 9780822339465 (pbk. : alk. paper);ISBN 0822339463 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Flight attendants -- United States -- History; Flight attendants -- Labor unions -- United States; Feminism -- United States; Flight crews
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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