Home to Work

Home to Work

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In the minds of most people, the home has stood apart from the world of work. By bringing the factory or office home, homework challenges this division. Home to Work restores the voices of homeworking women to the century-long debate over their labour. It provides a historical context to the Reaganite lifting of New Deal bans. Where once men's right to contract inhibited regulation, now women's right to employment undermined prohibition. Economic and political justice, whether based on rights to homework or rights as workers, will depend on homeworkers becoming visible as workers who happen to mother.Rico, 232-4; sewing, 178, 180, 182-5, 188-9, 211, 343; task system, 52-3; during war, 126, 138, 140-2, 145, 147, 293; women in ... 243, 246, 248, 263, 295, 347, 358; among Bohemians, 27-8; and biology, 119, 148, 165, 248, 349; and citizenship, 41, 43, ... O. P., 61, 75-6 Oilman, Charlotte Perkins, 87, 102, 115 Gingrich, Newt, 336 gloves, 205, 228, 268-70, 346, 356; ... 280; as an exemption, 270; and knitwear, 282; and manual training, 131; and occupational therapy, 168, 240; quilting, anbsp;...


Title:Home to Work
Author: Eileen Boris
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 1994-05-27
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