Servicing the Middle Classes: Class, Gender and Waged Domestic Work in Contemporary Britain

Servicing the Middle Classes: Class, Gender and Waged Domestic Work in Contemporary Britain

by Nicky Gregson, Michelle Lowe
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415085306

ISBN-13: 9780415085304

Pub. Date: 09/12/1994

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Servicing the Middle Classes investigates the recent rise in demand by middle class families for waged domestic labour and the consequent growth of a new 'servant' class.
Examining the position of nannies and cleaners, the authors explore the national socio-economic trends which have led to this new phenomenon and the profound changes this reflects in our

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Servicing the Middle Classes investigates the recent rise in demand by middle class families for waged domestic labour and the consequent growth of a new 'servant' class.
Examining the position of nannies and cleaners, the authors explore the national socio-economic trends which have led to this new phenomenon and the profound changes this reflects in our concepts of motherhood and class and gender relations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415085304
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/12/1994
Series:
Routledge International Studies of Women and Place Series
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
0.88(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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