More Work For Mother

Author: Ruth Schwartz Cowan
Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)
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Shows how new, supposedly time-saving inventions have both increased the workload and improved the standard of living.

Routledge International Encyclopedia Of Women

Author: Cheris Kramarae
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135963150
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In contrast, men living with women, regardless of the ages and number of
children, do less housework than men living alone. Thus, at a time ... More work
for mother: The ironies of household technology from the open hearth to the
microwave.

Rethinking Architectural Technology

Author: William W. Braham
Publisher: Routledge
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Ruth Schwartz Cowan (born 1941) is an American historian of science,
technology, and medicine, with degrees from ... from 1983 entitled More Work for
Mother: The Ironies of Household Technology from the Open Hearth to the
Microwave.

Electric Dreamland

Author: Lauren Rabinovitz
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231527217
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See also David E. Nye, Electrifying America: Social Meanings of a New
Technology (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1990); ... Schwartz, More Work for
Mother: The Ironies of Household Technology from the Open Hearth to the
Microwave (New ...

From Fireplace To Cookstove

Author: Priscilla J. Brewer
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
ISBN: 9780815606505
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The mechanization of the American home is treated in detail in the following:
Ruth Schwartz Cowan, More Work for Mother: The Ironies of Household
Technologies from the Open Hearth to the Microwave (New York: Basic, 1983);
Siegfried ...

Imagining Flight

Author: A. Bowdoin Van Riper
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 9781585443000
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Ruth Schwartz Cowan, More Work for Mother: The Ironies of Household
Technology from the Open Hearth to the Microwave (New York: Basic, 1983), and
Edward Tenner, Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of
Unintended ...

Enduring Issues In American Nursing

Author: Patricia D’Antonio, RN, PhD, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826116321
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I am grateful to Karen Buhler-Wilkerson for calling my attention to this work. 47. ...
see Ruth Schwartz Cowan, More Work for Mother: The Ironies of Household
Technology from the Open Hearth to the Microwave (New York: Basic Books,
1983).

Design For Society

Author: Nigel Whiteley
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 9780948462658
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... design would reflect male domination.1 Following on from the more general
critiques published in the late 1 960s and ... Cowan's More Work for Mother: The
Ironies of Household Technology from the Open Hearth to the Microwave (1983)
 ...

Unprotected Labor

Author: Vanessa H. May
Publisher: UNC Press Books
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Household Workers, Politics, and Middle-Class Reform in New York, 1870-1940
Vanessa H. May. Christian Aid to ... More Work for Mother: The Ironies of
Household Technology from the Open Hearth to the Microwave. New York: Basic
Books, ...