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This chapter examines the emotional labor and strategies employed to produce women-driven patriarchies at church and at home, undergirded by religious teachings of submission and obedience. It then considers emotional labor in the workplace and positions of institutionalized power as women confront the challenges of their existence in the worldly labor force, all the while bolstered by a religious community that demands full societal inclusion and an on-the-job meritocracy. As women carry out boundary-spanning emotion management, moving between supporting religiously based and resisting race-based patriarchal systems, self-identification as sanctified shapes, and is shaped by, the areas they deem oppressive or...

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