Sentenced to everyday life : feminism and the housewife / Lesley Johnson and Justine Lloyd
- Johnson, Lesley, 1949-
- Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2004.
- Physical Description:
- x, 182 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Lloyd, Justine
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- Only a housewife -- Defining the housewife : contemporary feminism -- Defining the housewife : early second wave feminism -- Reviewing the 1950s -- Feminism and the subject of modernity -- Good-enough feminists? -- Whom does she represent? -- The future in her hands -- As housewives, we are worms -- The meanings of home -- At home and at work -- Dream stuff -- The housing problem -- The housewife speaks -- The importance of looking -- On the kitchen front -- The view from the kitchen window -- The three faces of Eve -- Homework and housework -- Definitions of melodrama -- Putting on the apron -- The childless housewife -- A doubled plot of femininity -- Harpies like Mildred -- Boredom : the emotional slum -- Time to burn -- Housewife's corner -- Finding time -- Declining audiences : an afterword on the housewife.
- 1845200314 (cloth)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-175) and index.
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