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Domestic Labor and Home Economics

Domestic Labor

In this portion of the guide, find material related to the topic of Domestic Labor, including both archival collections and published materials of individuals and organizations. Domestic Labor is a concept within Feminist Theory that includes paid work, unpaid work, and emotional labor that occurs in the home. This guide contains material from Schlesinger Library holdings about women who did such work in a variety of contexts and women who studied such work, as well as the publications that analyzed domestic labor or provided advice for how to do it.

The material related to Domestic Labor in this guide was found by performing a "keywords anywhere" search in HOLLIS for phrases like "housework," as well as "domestic servants," "domestic work," "household employees," "housemaids," and "homemaking."

Archival Collections