Justice for Janitors


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Episode sources:

"25 Years Later: Lessons From the Organizers of Justice for Janitors." The Nation. https://www.thenation.com/article/25-years-later-lessons-from-the-organizers-of-justice-for-janitors/

"Constructing Union Motherhood: Gender and Social Reproduction in the Los Angeles 'Justice for Janitors' Movement." Cynthia J. Cranford. Qualitative Sociology. December 2007. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11133-007-9080-y

"'Dirty Work?' Gender, Race and the Union in Industrial Cleaning." Urvashi Soni-Sinha and Charlotte A.B. Yates. Gender, Work & Organization. November 2013. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gwao.12006/abstract

"Double Jeopardy? Gender Bias Against Women of Color in Science." UC Hastings College of the Law. http://www.uchastings.edu/news/articles/2015/01/double-jeopardy-report.pdf

"Era Fades for Helping Hand at the Washroom Sink." The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/09/nyregion/an-era-fades-for-help-at-the-washroom-sink.html

"Is Race Reflected by Your Outfit?" The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/16/fashion/when-color-is-reflected-in-a-janitors-outfit-studied.html?_r=0

"Timeline." Justice for Janitors History Project. http://socialjusticehistory.org/projects/justiceforjanitors/timeline

"The Lessons Unions Learned From the 'Justice for Janitors' Protests." Bloomberg. http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2015-06-16/the-lessons-that-unions-learned-from-the-justice-for-janitors-protests

The Sociology of Gender: An Introduction to Theory and Research. Amy S. Wharton. John Wiley & Sons. 2009. https://books.google.com/books?id=SOTqzUeqmNMC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false

"Working Alone, at Night, Janitors Risk Sexual Violence." KQED. http://ww2.kqed.org/news/2015/06/23/working-alone-at-night-janitors-risk-sexual-violence-rape-on-the-night-shift/

"Working the Night Shift, Alone and Vulnerable to Sexual Assault." PBS Frontline. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/article/working-the-night-shift-alone-and-vulnerable-to-sexual-assault/

"Yale Janitor's Act of Civil Disobedience a Stand Against Racism." NBC News. http://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/yale-janitor-s-act-civil-disobedience-stand-against-racism-n610416