Response to Lois Hembold, "Women’s Studies in Sin City: Reactionary Politics and Feminist Possibilities"

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The article presents a response to an article "Women's Studies in Sin City: Reactionary Politics and Feminist Possibilities," by Lois Helmbold published in the National Women's Studies Association (NSWA) Journal. It has been said that Las Vegas' political economy is distinct because it is generally built on women's labor. It has one of the highest unionized service industries in the nation and, thus, it would be possible for women in Las Vegas to earn livable wages because of high-paying service jobs.


Associations; institutions; etc; Feminism; Labor unions; Nevada – Las Vegas; Pay equity; Service industries; Women — Political activity; Women labor leaders; Women's rights; Women's Studies


Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Sociology | Women's Studies


Kate Hausbeck a.k.a. Kate Korgan


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Brents, B. G., Hausbeck, K., Prokos, A. H., Keene, J., Jackson, C., & Morales, C. (2005). Response to Lois Helmbold, "Women's Studies in Sin City: Reactionary Politics and Feminist Possibilities". NWSA Journal, 17(3), 186-188.

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