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A social transformation of profound proportions has been unfolding over the second half of the twentieth century as women have turned from household work to wages as the key source of their livelihood. This timely study, a broad comparative analysis of African American women’s and white women’s changing relationships to home and work over the past forty years, at last prov...more
Paperback, 311 pages
Published August 22nd 2006 by University of California Press
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courtney
Very interesting argument about the dismantling of support for women's domestic labor in the last half of the 20th century. This book has its weaknesses, but it definitely made me question my assumptions about progress towards gender equality and see U.S. history quite differently.
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