Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-286) and index.
A world turned inside out -- Support for women's domestic economy in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries -- The breakdown of women's domestic economy after World War II -- Economic difficulties and a contradictory alliance -- The formation of a female underclass -- The "new economy" and the transformation of women's work -- How and why mothers have been shortchanged -- New possibilities and old inequalities.
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