In our “From the Archives” series, we take a step back to look at some of the best articles published in the BJS over the years. Vicki Smith published this article about women and part-time work in 1983 (Vol. 28) as a graduate student. Yet many of her insights still hold true today in the context of a financial crisis, the growth of part-time work, and the continuing rise of inequality in the United States.
From the Archives
The Berkeley Journal of Sociology became an online-first journal in 2014, but began publishing in 1955. In "From the Archives" we are republishing online some of our classic print articles.