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Contemporary Sociology. Gender ideologies have shaped the battle over homework from the 1870s. But by the l980s, the middle-class mother at the keyboard has replaced the victimized immigrant.
Gender ideologies have shaped the battle over homework from the 1870s.
In the minds of most people, the home has stood apart from the world of work. Bringing the factory or office into the home challenges this division. From the 1870s, when New York cigarmakers attempted to end tenement competition, to New Deal prohibitions in the 1930s, gender ideologies shaped the battle over homework. But by the 1980s, the middle-class mother at the keyboard replaced the victimized immigrant as the symbol of homework. Home to Work restores the voices of homeworking women to the century-long debate over their labor
Home to Work restores the voices of homeworking women to the . The book also provides a historical context to the Reaganite lifting of New Deal bans. In the minds of most people, the home has stood apart from the world of work.
Home to Work restores the voices of homeworking women to the century-long debate over their labor. Where once men's right to contract precluded regulation, now women's right to employment undermined prohibition. Whether empowerment comes from rights to homework or rights as workers depends on whether homeworkers become visible as workers who happen to mother.
Gwendolyn Mink, The Wages of Motherhood: Inequality in the Welfare State, 1917–1942 (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1995).
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in the 1930s, gender ideologies shaped the battle over homework.
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Home, sweat home": Gender, the state, and labor standards (page 1). Read. Part I. man'S freedom, woman's necessity: jacobs and its legacy. 1 "A man's dwelling house is his castle": Tenement house cigarmaking and the judicial imperative (page 21). 2 "White slaves of the cities": Campaigns against sweated clothing (page 49). 3 "Women who work" and "women who spend": The family economy vs. the family wage (page 81).
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