xiv, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
0520245903 cloth alkaline paper 0520246462 paperback alkaline paper
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-286) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
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.