Lecture 31 - Lecture 31 Organization Men and Suburban...

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March 31, 2010 Lecture 31: Organization Men and Suburban Housewives Little boxes by seger: everything looks the same. I. Suburban Life a. Sociability a.i. Keeping up with the Joneses a.ii. Get along with everyone a.iii. Sense of community b. The organization man b.i. The man is working. Gets there by a car b.ii. Idea of kissing your bosses butt b.iii. The man in the Grey Flannel Suit: they all look alike c. Husband and father c.i. The dad is the man of the house when he comes home c.ii. Man wore the pants in the house c.iii. Powerful d. Wife and mother d.i. The home d.ii. Got married earlier at this time d.iii. Average age of marriage as 20 d.iv. 1/3 were married by age 19 d.v. Women were getting married because d.v.1. Economic reasons: had to live d.v.2. No alternatives presented to them d.v.3. College for MRS. e. 50s beauty and fashion e.i. Male was all in control when it came to dating e.ii. America started to become fascinated with dress size e.iii. Most popular toy was Barbie f. Sex
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course HST 202 taught by Professor Friedman during the Spring '10 term at Michigan State University.

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Lecture 31 - Lecture 31 Organization Men and Suburban...

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