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Socialism in Modern VillagesDOLORES HAYDENReading ResponsePranjal Singh3rdYear Section AA/3314/2019In this reading of Socialism in Model Villages, Dolores Hayden goes intogreater depth on the domestic arrangements. She begins with acommunitarian socialist viewpoint, which strives to achieve socialrevolutionthroughhouseholdreorganization.Theadoptionofcommunal living could result in a more equitable consumption andproduction cycle. They regard the community family as a microcosm ofsociety that may assist and politicize the domestic economy.Many collectivist experiments were based on the concept that "membersshould have more privileges and privacy than can be obtained inisolation." Those who had previously carried the greatest burden ofsocietynamely women and the lower classreaped the biggestadvantages as a result of increasing everyone's quality of life to an equaland enhanced position.These societies aspired to utopian equality byleveraging the common benefits of a well-run economy. "The unitarydwelling was an architectural invention to overcome conflicts betweencity and country, rich and poor, men and women, through an educated

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