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Traditions and Tasks: Household Production and the Internal Economy at Dean Hall Plantation, South Carolina

Nicole Isenbarger and Andrew Agha

in Beyond the Walls: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Historical Households

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061559
eISBN:
9780813051468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061559.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter addresses the production of colonoware pottery at a plantation site in South Carolina. The authors are able to explore the ways this ceramic tradition was used by enslaved persons not ... More


Product Continuity and Change in Persistent Household Ceramic Production: The Tarascan Case

Amy J. Hirshman

in Ceramics of Ancient America: Multidisciplinary Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056067
eISBN:
9780813053820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056067.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Theories regarding craft specialization and state emergence have long posited a relationship between the two, with state intervention expected in the production of elite culture. The Late Postclassic ... More


Household Production, Leisure, and Living Standards

Paul Schreyer and W. Erwin Diewert

in Measuring Economic Sustainability and Progress

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226121338
eISBN:
9780226121475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226121475.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Household production is an important non-market activity and the empirical literature has developed different methods towards valuing household production without, however, providing a rigorous ... More


Explaining the Data

Michael C. Burda, Daniel S. Hamermesh, and Philippe Weil

in Working Hours and Job Sharing in the EU and USA: Are Europeans Lazy? Or Americans Crazy?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231027
eISBN:
9780191710834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231027.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter offers a variety of explanations for some of the facts discovered in Chapter 1. Of particular interest is the male-female differences in the amount of total work — market work plus ... More


The Economies of Olynthus

Nicholas Cahill

in Household and City Organization at Olynthus

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084955
eISBN:
9780300133004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084955.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses different strategies by which households acquired, stored, and used resources at Olynthus. The variety of economic strategies adopted at Olynthus and their spatial patterning ... More


The Transformation of the Domestic Economy

David George Surdam

in Century of the Leisured Masses: Entertainment and the Transformation of Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190211561
eISBN:
9780190211608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211561.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Married American women worked long, hard hours. Cleaning, cooking, and laundry were almost insuperable tasks in the absence of electricity and indoor running water. Women were beasts of burden, ... More


Gardens of the Maya

Andrew R. Wyatt

in The Real Business of Ancient Maya Economies: From Farmers' Fields to Rulers' Realms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066295
eISBN:
9780813058436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066295.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Houselot gardens are cultivated spaces located adjacent to households and are commonly used to grow flowers, herbs, vegetables, and fruits. They function as a primary source of a diverse array of ... More


Social Economics: Current and Emerging Avenues

Joan Costa-Font and Mario Macis (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035651
eISBN:
9780262337915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035651.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The growing field of social economics explores how individual behavior is affected by group-level influences, extending the approach of mainstream economics to include broader social motivations and ... More


Quality, Valuation, and Welfare

Robert G. Chambers

in Competitive Agents in Certain and Uncertain Markets

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190063016
eISBN:
9780190063047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190063016.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics, Microeconomics

The analytic structure developed in the first six chapters is applied to quality-differentiated production, quality-differentiated pricing, and consumer welfare analysis. The quality-differentiated ... More


Definitions of Leisure

David George Surdam

in Century of the Leisured Masses: Entertainment and the Transformation of Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190211561
eISBN:
9780190211608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211561.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Economists consider leisure as the residual after subtracting for basic bodily maintenance (sleep, eating, and hygiene) and labor market work. Their definition of leisure is very broad. Where does ... More


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