Unformatted text preview: woman’s job or a man’s job) Gendered Labor 1. How it has solidified, been contested, etc. 2. Impact of influx of women to what’s understood at the time as man’s labor, or men into feminine labor. 3. i.e. riveting and welding during WWII. Men off to war, so women took over. Government advertised it as similar to domestic labor. iii. Transformation in Gender Ideology Transformations in conceptions of work. 1. Second wave feminists challenge assumption that there was an absolute and essential difference between men and women. Transformed conception of household unit as perfect unit of two distinct but complementary types. Trained people to see the “home” (site of domesticity) differently. iv. Economic shifts emergent identities. 1. How large economic shifts impact/enable the emergence of new identities. 2. i.e. sex radicals of 1920s 3. Key terms...
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2009 for the course GENDER STU 210-0 taught by Professor Patridge during the Fall '08 term at Northwestern.
- Fall '08