Lesbians at work: why can’t a woman be more like a man?

  • Gillian A. Dunne
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Abstract

The focus of this chapter is respondents’ experiences of paid work. It seeks to illuminate the tensions arising from their employment experiences both as women and as lesbians. As non-heterosexual women, their lifestyle places economic demands upon them to be self-supporting. As women, they must negotiate an unequal labour market that often places limits on the extent to which this may be achieved.

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© Gillian A. Dunne 1997

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