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Rehabilitative Missions

Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein

in Caring for America: Home Health Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195329117
eISBN:
9780199949496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329117.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter traces the promotion of home care in the two decades after WWII, looking at social welfare non-profits, government, and pioneering hospital provision of home care. It demonstrates how ... More


“Take Us Out of Slavery”

Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein

in Caring for America: Home Health Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195329117
eISBN:
9780199949496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329117.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes the first successful unionization of home care as part of the civil rights surge among black women domestics. Central to this process were the reorganization of domestic work ... More


From the Jewish Heartland: Two Centuries of Midwest Foodways

Ellen F. Steinberg and Jack H. Prost

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036200
eISBN:
9780252093159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036200.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book reveals the distinctive flavor of Jewish foods in the Midwest and tracks regional culinary changes through time. Exploring Jewish culinary innovation in America's heartland from the 1800s ... More


Capital Intentions: Female Proprietors in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Edith Sparks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830611
eISBN:
9781469602479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807868201_sparks
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Late nineteenth-century San Francisco was an ethnically diverse but male-dominated society bustling from a rowdy gold rush, earthquakes, and explosive economic growth. Within this booming ... More


Let’s Make a Deal: The Heterosexual Economy Falls Off a Cliff

Tom Digby

in Love and War: How Militarism Shapes Sexuality and Romance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168410
eISBN:
9780231538404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168410.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the exchange-based economy of heterosexual romantic relationships. On the one hand, this economy argues that to assure man's dominance, he is expected to protect and provide for ... More


“Assaulting the Ears of Government”: The Indian Homemakers’ Clubs and the Maori Women’s Welfare League in Their Formative Years

Aroha Harris and Mary Jane Logan McCallum

in Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037153
eISBN:
9780252094262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037153.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In the summer of 1945, Indian Homemakers' Clubs from southern Ontario congregated in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory for their first annual convention. The gathering marked eight years of the Clubs' ... More


Kyriakou Pelagia: The Housewife/Grandmother-Star of Cyprus

Nicoletta Demetriou

in Women Singers in Global Contexts: Music, Biography, Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037245
eISBN:
9780252094361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037245.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter turns to the life and career of Kyriakou Pelagia. She passed her childhood and much of her adult life undertaking women's roles of village domesticity in Cyprus, as homemaker and ... More


Creating a Common Table in Twentieth-Century Argentina: Dona Petrona, Women, and Food

Rebekah E. Pite

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469606897
eISBN:
9781469608044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469606910_Pite
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Doña Petrona C. de Gandulfo (c. 1896–1992) reigned as Argentina's preeminent domestic and culinary expert from the 1930s through the 1980s. An enduring culinary icon thanks to her magazine columns, ... More


Creating Consumers: Home Economists in Twentieth-Century America

Carolyn M. Goldstein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835531
eISBN:
9781469601700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872383_goldstein
Subject:
History, Economic History

Home economics emerged at the turn of the twentieth century as a movement to train women to be more efficient household managers. At the same moment, American families began to consume many more ... More


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