wst37 - allowed women not to work outside their home. The...

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Cult of domesticity and true womenhood-Women were idolized as nurturing mothers, sexualy pure, moral guardians of family. Expected to submerge their wills to piety and be submissive to their husbands. Mainly only works in the elite and upper-middle class women. This was the effect of going from family based economy to waged based economy. Home is the only place for true women. Increased wealth that
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Unformatted text preview: allowed women not to work outside their home. The growing separation of workplace and home. Working-class women worked in the industries too, but often with less wage than men. Colored people still faced job discrimination and did menial jobs, which forced most black wives to work in the labor market too....
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2011 for the course WST 10 taught by Professor Bays during the Winter '10 term at UCLA.

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