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.

Never Done

Author: Susan Strasser
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1466847565
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Never Done is the first history of American housework.

Routledge International Encyclopedia Of Women

Author: Cheris Kramarae
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135963150
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Thus, at a time when domestic technology is most affordable, when more women
are working in paid employment, and more women are ... 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
ISBN: 1134279345
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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 ...

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).

Women At The Wheel

Author: Katherine J. Parkin
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812249534
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Women at the Wheel shows how stereotypes of women as uninterested in automobiles and, more perniciously, as poor drivers, has little basis in historical reality.

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 ...