Professor Woloch receives third award for her book, A CLASS BY HERSELF: PROTECTIVE LAWS FOR WOMEN WORKERS, 1890s - 1990s

May 5, 2016

Professor Woloch's book, "A Class By Herself: Protective Laws for Women Workers 1890s-1990s" has won a third prize! Professor Woloch won the William G. Bowen Award, which is presented to the author that makes the most important contribution toward understanding public policy associated with industrial relations and the operation of labor markets.

A Class by Herself was also named a co-winner of the Philip Taft Labor History Book Award, presented by Cornell University, and received the David J. Langum, Sr. Prize for American Legal History/Biography honorary mention.

A Class by Herself delves into the history of protective laws for women workers and explores how they both influenced modern labor standards and created barriers to equal rights.