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Household accounts : working-class family economies in the interwar United States / Susan Porter Benson ; afterword by David Montgomery.

Author/Creator:
Benson, Susan Porter, 1943-2005.
Publication:
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 233 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Households -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Families -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Working class -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Consumption (Economics) -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.
Contents:
"Living on the margin" : working-class marriages and family survival strategies
"Cooperative conflict" : gender, generation, and consumption in working-class families
The mutuality of shared spaces
What goes 'round, comes 'round : working-class reciprocity
The family economy in the marketplace.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]-227) and index.
ISBN:
9780801437236 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801437237 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
77574630
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