The gender factory the apportionment of work in American households by Sarah Fenstermaker Berk

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Published by Plenum Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Housewives -- United States,
  • Sexual division of labor -- United States,
  • Home economics -- United States

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Book details

StatementSarah Fenstermaker Berk.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD6073.H842 U62 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 251 p. :
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2862009M
ISBN 100306417952
LC Control Number84024861

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