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The grand domestic revolution : a history of feminist designs for American homes, neighborhoods, and cities / Dolores Hayden.

Author/Creator:
Hayden, Dolores.
Publication:
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c1981.
Format/Description:
Book
367 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Feminism -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Division of labor -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Housewives -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Home economics -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Women and socialism -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Architecture, Domestic -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Feminism -- United States.
Division of labor.
Housewives -- United States.
Home economics -- United States.
Women and socialism -- United States.
Architecture, Domestic -- United States.
Contents:
I. Introduction. The grand domestic revolution
II. Communitarian socialism and domestic feminism. Socialism in model villages ; Feminism in model households
III. Cooperative housekeeping. Housewives in Harvard Square ; Free lovers, individual sovereigns, and integral cooperators ; Suffragists, philanthropists, and temperance workers
IV. Widening circles of reform. Domestic space in fictional socialist cities ; Public kitchens, social settlements, and the cooperative ideal
V. Charlotte Perkins Gilman and her influence. Domestic evolution or domestic revolution? ; Community kitchens and cooked food services ; Homes without kitchens and towns without housework ; Coordinating women's interests
VI. Backlash. Madame Kollontai and Mrs. Consumer ; Feminist politics and domestic life
Appendix. Table A.1. Cooked food delivery services, founded 1869-1921 ; Table A.2. Cooperative dining clubs, founded 1885-1907.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0262081083
OCLC:
6532690
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