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The Grand Domestic Revolution: A History of Feminist Designs for American Homes, Neighborhoods, and Cities epub

by Dolores Hayden


The Grand Domestic Revolution: A History of Feminist Designs for American Homes, Neighborhoods, and Cities epub

ISBN: 0262081083

ISBN13: 978-0262081085

Author: Dolores Hayden

Category: Social Sciences

Subcategory: Social Sciences

Language: English

Publisher: Mit Pr (May 1, 1981)

Pages: 367 pages

ePUB book: 1924 kb

FB2 book: 1734 kb

Rating: 4.9

Votes: 259

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This book gives the history of how feminist ideas have influenced housing development. The book focuses on both the physical design of housing and the ideas behind those designs for the last two centuries in America.

This book gives the history of how feminist ideas have influenced housing development. I was surprised to find how we have again and again forgotten what our foremothers (and forefathers) came up with as solutions to the perennial women's issue of combining childcare, housework, and food preparation with working outside the home. Approaches that we think of as new, like co-housing, have been done in the past. We don't always have to invent a new solution,.

The Grand Domestic Revolution. A History of Feminist Designs For American Homes, Neighborhoods, and Cities. Hayden shows how the material feminists' political ideology led them to design physical space to create housewives' cooperatives, kitchenless houses, day-care centers, public kitchens, and community dining halls. In their insistence that women be paid for domestic labor, the material feminists won the support of many suffragists and of novelists such as Edward Bellamy and William Dean Howells, who helped popularize their cause.

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Home Browse Books Book details, The Grand Domestic Revolution: A History o. .They proposed a complete transformation of the spatial design and material culture of American homes, neighborhoods, and cities

Home Browse Books Book details, The Grand Domestic Revolution: A History o.The Grand Domestic Revolution: A History of Feminist Designs for American Homes, Neighborhoods, and Cities. They proposed a complete transformation of the spatial design and material culture of American homes, neighborhoods, and cities. While other feminists campaigned for political or social change with philosophical or moral arguments, the material feminists concentrated on economic and spatial issues as the basis of material life.

Feminism Division of labor Housewives Home economics Women and socialism Architecture, Domestic. Similar books and articles. Dolores Hayden - 2002. The Contested Castle Gothic Novels and the Subversion of Domestic Ideology. Kate Ferguson Ellis - 1989. Feminist Approaches to Philosophy in Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality. categorize this paper). A History of Feminist Designs for American Homes, Neighbourhoods, and Cities. and London, England: The MIT Press, 1981. The Grand Domestic Revolution - a term coined in 1855 by anarchist Stephen Pearl Andrews - was to socialize housework by moving cooking, laundry and child care out of the home into communal settings and thus not only revo-lutionize the life style of Americans but also the architecture and design of their living-space.

The Grand Domestic Revolution: A History of Feminist Designs for American Homes, Neighborhoods, and Cities, MIT Press, 1981. Seven American Utopias: The Architecture of Communitarian Socialism, 1790-1975, MIT Press, 1976. Challenging the American Domestic Ideal', featured in Women in American Architecture: A Historic and Contemporary Perspective (1977). Catharine Beecher and the Politics of Housework', featured in Women in American Architecture: A Historic and Contemporary Perspective (1977).

The Grand Domestic Revolution: A History of Feminist Designs for American HomesĀ . This is a book to startle and inspire feminists today.

The Grand Domestic Revolution: A History of Feminist Designs for American Homes, Neighborhoods, and Cities. The Grand Domestic Revolution reveals the innovative plans and visionary strategies of these persistent women, who developed the theory and practice of what Hayden calls "material feminism" in pursuit of economic independence and social equality. The material feminists' ambitious goals of socialized housework and child care meant revolutionizing the American home and creating community services.

Revolution: A History of Feminist Designs for American Homes, Neighborhoods, and Cities Dolores Hayden. T he M IT Press Cambridge, Massachusetts, and London, England. 1981 by The Massachusetts Institute of Technology All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any infor mation storage and retrieval system, w ith out permission in writing from the pub lisher.

Describes the strategies and innovations nineteenth century feminists hoped would socialize housework and child care and gain economic independence for women