Putting Women in Place

Putting Women in Place

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This thought-provoking book uses the lens of gender to show how notions of maleness and femaleness have influenced our built environment, the locations in which we invest meaning, and the ways we live, work, travel, and explore.The modern U.S. middle-class home is simpler in design than its Victorian predecessor, but its look and function are more often ... forward into the twentieth century, transformed but still active as an ideology that strongly associates women with the home. SOCIAL. ENGINEERING. Victorian ideas about taste and modern visions of home engineering were primarily products of a middle-class imagination.

Title:Putting Women in Place
Author:Mona Domosh, Joni Seager
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2001


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