Inside The Household: From Labour To Care by S. HimmelweitInside The Household: From Labour To Care by S. Himmelweit

Inside The Household: From Labour To Care

byS. Himmelweit

Hardcover | May 15, 2000

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Inside the Household traces the shift in feminist interest in the household from an earlier focus on the uneven division of domestic labour to a current emphasis on women's caring activities within the household. The articles in this collection range from classics of the 1970s analysing domestic labour and its effects on men's and women's employment patterns, through later studies of how women's increased labour force participation impacted on the domestic division of labour, to specifically commissioned articles that introduce some of the latest thinking on the nature of women's caring labour.
Susan Himmelweit is Senior Lecturer in Economics at the Open University.
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Title:Inside The Household: From Labour To CareFormat:HardcoverDimensions:205 pages, 21.6 × 14 × 0.25 inPublished:May 15, 2000Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333535863

ISBN - 13:9780333535868

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Table of Contents

List of Tables Acknowledgements List of Contributors Introduction: From Labour to Care The' Family Wage': Some Problems for Socialists and Feminists; M.Barrett & M.McIntosh Women's Domestic Labour; J.Gardiner, S.Himmelweit & M.Macintosh Capital Restructuring and the Domestic Economy: A Marxist Alternative to Materialism; J.Wheelock Domestic Labour and Employment Status Among Married Couples: A Case-study in Hartlepool; L.Morris Domestic Labour Revisited: A Feminist Critique of Marxist Economics; J.Gardiner The Discovery of 'Unpaid Work': The Social Consequences of the Expansion of 'Work'; S.Himmelweit The Contingent Household: Gender Relations and the Economics of Unpaid Labour; M.Macintosh Household Structures and Nutrition: Some Contradictions in Provisioning Norms; D.Elson Challenging the New World (Dis)Order: Feminist Green Socialism; M.Mellor References Index