Home and Family

Home and Family : Creating the Domestic Sphere

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Examining the role of home and family in the latter part of the 20th century, this book covers such subjects as the single parent, institutions and homes, the role of the mother in the family, and domestic architecture and domestic life.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 11.94mm | 266g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1989 ed.
  • X, 190 p.
  • 0333489756
  • 9780333489758

Table of contents

Acknowledgements - Notes on the Contributors - Introduction; G.Allan & G.Crow - The Post-War Roots of the Modern Domestic Ideal; G.Crow - Designing the Home: Domestic Architecture and Domestic Life; M.Roberts - The Making of Mother: The Role of the Kitchen in the Home; J.Craik - Gender and the Construction of Home Life; P.Hunt - Privatised Families and their Homes; F.Devine - Reconstructing the Public and the Private: The Home and Marriage in Later Life; J.Mason - Lone Parents and the Home; M.Hardey - Insiders and Outsiders: Boundaries around the Home; G.Allan - Homes and Institutions; J.Higgins - Bibliography - Index
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