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

1st Edition

Nicky Gregson, Michelle Lowe

Published August 4, 1994
Reference - 338 Pages
ISBN 9780415085311 - CAT# RU10949
Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

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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.


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