Comment on Brines and Fiorentine

@article{Hartmann1993CommentOB,
  title={Comment on Brines and Fiorentine},
  author={H. Hartmann},
  journal={Rationality and Society},
  year={1993},
  volume={5},
  pages={375 - 385}
}
  • H. Hartmann
  • Published 1993
  • Sociology
  • Rationality and Society
In this comment, the author commends Julie Brines for her contribution to our understanding that housework is about more than getting the housework done. In Brines's words, it is about doing gender, especially the importance of the symbolic display of gender norms, which she seems to assume is equally important to both women and men. The commentator suggests that other dimensions, such as the exchange of nurturing services, may be more important than symbolic display. She urges Brines to… Expand
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The Family as the Locus of Gender, Class, and Political Struggle: The Example of Housework
  • H. Hartmann
  • Sociology
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  • 1981
Although the last decade of research on families has contributed enormously to our understanding of diversity in family structures and the relationship of family units to various other aspects ofExpand