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Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right

Michelle M. Nickerson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691121840
eISBN:
9781400842209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691121840.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book tells the story of 1950s Southern Californian housewives who shaped the grassroots right in the two decades following World War II. The book describes how red-hunting homemakers mobilized ... More


The Feminist, the Housewife, and the Soap Opera

Charlotte Brunsdon

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159803
eISBN:
9780191673702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159803.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This title traces the history of the feminist engagement with soap opera, using a wide range of sources from programme publicity to interviews with key soap-opera scholars. The book reveals that ... More


The Sociology of Housework

Ann Oakley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447346166
eISBN:
9781447349402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346166.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this ground-breaking book, the author undertook one of the first serious sociological studies to examine women's work in the home. She interviewed 40 urban housewives and analysed their ... More


Kaomoji and Expressivity in a Japanese Housewives’ Chat Room

Hirofumi Katsuno and Christine Yano

in The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication Online

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304794
eISBN:
9780199788248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304794.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter analyzes female cyber-sociality in Japanese housewife chat rooms, especially the visual play of kaomoji (“face marks”; emoticons) to express intimacy in virtual interaction, using ... More


The Problem of Inauthentic Happiness

Fred Feldman

in What Is This Thing Called Happiness?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199571178
eISBN:
9780191722547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571178.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Amartya Sen mentioned the case of a “demeaned and demoralized housewife” who has been brainwashed into thinking that a constricted life such as hers is appropriate for a woman. Thus, she is satisfied ... More


Conclusion

Michelle M. Nickerson

in Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691121840
eISBN:
9781400842209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691121840.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The concluding chapter examines how housewife populist ideology influenced a new generation of conservative female activists, and questions how the history of women on the right might bring useful ... More


Household Management

Jane Whittle and Elizabeth Griffiths

in Consumption and Gender in the Early Seventeenth-Century Household: The World of Alice Le Strange

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199233533
eISBN:
9780191739330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233533.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Gentry households were large and complex institutions. Ensuring that a large house, family and employees were provided with food and other requirements was a complex business. Accordingly the process ... More


Description of Housework Study

Ann Oakley

in The Sociology of Housework

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447346166
eISBN:
9781447349402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346166.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes the study of housework. The sociological neglect of housework was demonstrated in the last chapter. Because so little material exists, the study presented in this book was ... More


Socialization and Self-Concept

Ann Oakley

in The Sociology of Housework

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447346166
eISBN:
9781447349402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346166.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the connection between the socialization of women and their later performance of the housewife role. Many of the women made it clear in the interviews that their concern is not ... More


Putting the Barn Before the House: Women and Family Farming in Early Twentieth-Century New York

Grey Osterud

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450280
eISBN:
9780801464171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450280.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book features the voices and viewpoints of women born before World War I who lived on family farms in Nanticoke Valley, south-central New York. It explores the ways that families shared labor ... More


Fantasies of the Housewife: The Case of Crossroads

Charlotte Brunsdon

in The Feminist, the Housewife, and the Soap Opera

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159803
eISBN:
9780191673702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159803.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the career and criticism of one of the most significant women of soap opera in Great Britain during the 1970s: Meg Mortimer of Crossroads. It suggests that Mortimer's appeal to ... More


Nella Last: Nation before husband

James Hinton

in Nine Wartime Lives: Mass Observation and the Making of the Modern Self

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199574667
eISBN:
9780191702167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574667.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter focuses on Nella Last, the best known of the wartime diarists. An edited version of her wartime diaries Nella Last's War: A mother's diary was first published in 1981, and republished in ... More


Gertrude Glover: Moral guardian

James Hinton

in Nine Wartime Lives: Mass Observation and the Making of the Modern Self

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199574667
eISBN:
9780191702167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574667.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter focuses on wartime diarist Gertrude Glover. Gertrude belonged to the army of middle-class housewives who exercised social leadership through voluntary work in towns and villages across ... More


The Invisible Woman: Sexism in Sociology

Ann Oakley

in The Sociology of Housework

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447346166
eISBN:
9781447349402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346166.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This introductory chapter provides an overview of sexism in sociology. In much sociology, women as a social group are invisible or inadequately represented: they take the insubstantial form of ... More


Images of Housework

Ann Oakley

in The Sociology of Housework

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447346166
eISBN:
9781447349402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346166.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses how housewives themselves perceive the housework situation. Two conflicting stereotypes of housework exist in popular thinking today. According to one, the housewife is an ... More


Social Class and Domesticity

Ann Oakley

in The Sociology of Housework

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447346166
eISBN:
9781447349402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346166.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter traces the patterns of domesticity in the present sample of housewives. These findings are tied in with assertions about social class differences in domesticity which abound in much of ... More


Work Conditions

Ann Oakley

in The Sociology of Housework

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447346166
eISBN:
9781447349402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346166.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the role of the structure and content of work in the case of the housewife. Answers given by the forty women in the sample to questions about work tasks suggest that certain ... More


Standards and Routines

Ann Oakley

in The Sociology of Housework

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447346166
eISBN:
9781447349402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346166.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter focuses on two dimensions of the housewife's job definition: standards and routines. In describing her daily life, every woman interviewed outlined the kind of standards she thought it ... More


Marriage and the Division of Labour

Ann Oakley

in The Sociology of Housework

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447346166
eISBN:
9781447349402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346166.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter looks at data on marriage obtained from the forty women interviewed. In only a small number of marriages is the husband notably domesticated, and even where this happens, a fundamental ... More


Children

Ann Oakley

in The Sociology of Housework

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447346166
eISBN:
9781447349402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346166.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter studies the subject of children in the case of the housewife. The interviews document well the dissatisfying social context in which the role of mother is carried out today. Social ... More


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