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differences (2017) 28 (3): 67–92.
Published: 01 December 2017
... understandings of housework— and, in particular, of the Wages for Housework movement—in Italy in the 1970s. This claim, however, is the topic of a different essay. For a compelling reevaluation of the Wages for Housework movement, see Kathi Weeks’s discussion in The Problem with Work 133–50 . I would...
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differences (2012) 23 (2): 71–112.
Published: 01 September 2012
... against the backdrop of feminist organizing for a wage-labor system of domestic work, as in the 1972 formation of the International Coalition for Wages for Housework. Lippard’s somewhat mocking description...
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differences (2020) 31 (3): 117–155.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of austerity and unemployment in New York and the political retrenchment and stagnation of the early Reagan years. The movements in which they had played such pivotal roles had fragmented; both the Zerowork collective of which Caffentzis had been a founding member and the Wages for Housework movement for which...
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differences (1995) 7 (3): 141–164.
Published: 01 November 1995
..., with the help ofadvertisers, were able to instill in the popular mind the concept of home-making as an activity suitable for an educated, upper-class woman as distinctfrom housework that was arduous, repetitious and low in status. (41) d fferences 157 Crucial to this concept was the assertion that the homemaker...
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differences (2019) 30 (2): 115–145.
Published: 01 September 2019
... over the burden of housework, and prove their loyalty to their husbands despite the many advances they might receive from other men. Leyla Zana’s “betrayal” to and defiance of the political party that hosted her during the elections, then, can also be read as the expression of a gendered dwelling...
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differences (2018) 29 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 May 2018
... . Family Values: Between Neoliberalism and the New Social Conservatism . Brooklyn : Zone , 2017 . Federici Silvia . Revolution at Point Zero: Housework, Reproduction, and Feminist Struggle . Oakland : PM Press , 2012 . Foucault Michel . The Courage of Truth (The Government...
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differences (1996) 8 (1): 94–131.
Published: 01 April 1996
... New York City Night Court Survey, of "nearly five hundred prostitutes who related personal histories department- and small-store clerks made up 30 percent. Servants, houseworkers, and chambermaids together totaled another 24 percent" (290). 11 For a brief history of the inception of New Masses, see...
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differences (2002) 13 (2): 57–89.
Published: 01 September 2002
... kitchen and housework time-studies. Where does your time go? How long does it take you to make the beds? How long to clean the downstairs rooms? Do you wash dishes three times a day, or only once...
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differences (1996) 8 (1): 57–93.
Published: 01 April 1996
... justifies her focus as follows: Even though, particularly in the United States, large numbers of women were themselves beginning to enter the industrial wageearning force, they also performed the services of housework and shopping for the home. More significant still, middle- and upper-class ladies were...
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differences (2008) 19 (1): 32–70.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Catharine Beecher and Har- riet Beecher Stowe’s 1869 The American Woman’s Home onward show that housework, too, was reorganized according to the principles of time management and productivity, even if women remained outside...