Bulletin Volume 21, No. 2

Bulletin Volume 21, No. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...In the study of the home without employees the economic status of the families is determined somewhat by the occupation of the wage-earner, ownership of property, and sources of supplementary income. The duties of the housewife and the participation of the children or other members of the family are taken up. The Survey also ascertains the training of the housewife previous to the management of the home and since she has taken charge; the particular phases in which she fcels the need of preparation, and her desires as to short courses on problems of the home. To show the attitude of the home toward the training of children two questions were asked: (1) As to the training in school and (2) as to the training at home. In the study of the employee in the home in which the data were secured from th'e employee, the duties, conditions of employment, hours of recreation, etc., are considered to ascertain the possible standardization of these factors. The questions likewise dealt with nationality and color, length of employment and positions held. ' In the general information asked for is included the following: The training for household service before or after accepting the position; the need of better preparation and the willingness to take such courses if arrangements are made and the proper economic reward offered; the liking for the kind of work done and the opportunities for relaxation offered; the reason for entering the occupation; and the desire to take up a different one. Extent of the study. More than 2,500 homes are concerned in the study, and 2,662 individual schedules of the four types were tabulated--1,000 "household measurements," 302 Schedules I, 1,110 Schedules II, and 250 Schedules III. As additional...
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  • Paperback | 194 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123676921X
  • 9781236769213