By Jerome P. Bjelopera

Below the center type managers and pros but above the expert blue-collar staff, revenues and place of work employees occupied an intermediate place in city America's social constitution through the age of smokestacks. Bjelopera strains the transferring occupational buildings and paintings offerings that facilitated the emergence of a white-collar workforce.  He paints a desirable photograph of the lives led through Philadelphia's female and male clerks, either inside and out the place of work, as they shaped their very own golf equipment, affirmed their "whiteness," or even challenged sexual norms. through mapping the connection among those employees' self-expectations and the transferring calls for in their employers, City of Clerks finds how the inspiration of "white collar" shifted over part a century.


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