An economic history of women in America : women's work, the sexual division of labor, and the development of capitalism / Julie A. Matthaei.
By: Matthaei, Julie A.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Brighton, Sussex : Schocken Books ; Harvester Press, 1982Description: xiv, 381 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0805238042; 9780805238044; 0805207449 (pbk.); 9780805207446 (pbk.); 0710804741 (Harvester Press); 9780710804747 (Harvester Press).Subject(s): Women -- United States -- Economic conditions | United States -- Economic conditions -- 1971-1981 | Sexual division of labor -- History | 00030 United States 11030 women 21030 economic conditions to 1980 | Sexual division of labor History | United States Economic conditions 1971-1981 | Women United States Economic conditionsAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Economic history of women in America.DDC classification: 305.4/3 Other classification: 15.85 | MS 3000 Also issued online.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
Women's work in the colonial family economy -- The family economy -- Homemaking: the work of the married woman -- Husbandless women in the colonial economy: women working for income -- Women's work and the sexual division of labor under slavery -- Women's work and the sexual division of labor under the cult of domesticity -- The development of separate sexual spheres of activity and of masculine and feminine self-seeking -- Homemaking under the cult of domesticity: unity and diversity -- The working girl -- The development of the homemaking profession and of women as homemakers -- The development of sex-typed jobs -- The breakdown of the sexual division of labor -- The entrance of homemakers into the labor force as homemakers -- The career girl and the second-career woman -- The breakdown of the sex-typing of jobs -- The breakdown of the sexual division of labor in marriage -- The breakdown of the sexual division of labor.