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By Jerome P. Bjelopera

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

 

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