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    Homeward bound : why women are embracing the new domesticity / Emily Matchar.
    by Matchar, Emily.
    New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
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  • Women -- United States -- Psychology.
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    9781451665444 :
    145166544X :
    Bib #: 
    864031
    Description: 
    x, 272 pages ; 24 cm
    Edition: 
    First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
    Contents: 
    The pull of domesticity in an era of anxiety -- From angels in the house to crunchy domestic goddesses: the history of "women's work" -- June Cleaver 2.0: bloggers and the rise of domestic chic -- Knit your own job: Etsy and the new handmade culture -- Cupcake feminists, hipster jam canners, and "femivores": the rise of the DIY food culture -- DIY parenthood -- The emergence of the "hipster homemaker": how new domesticity appeals to a generation of mothers unhappy with the workplace -- A woman's (and a man's) place is in the home after all: the rise of homesteading -- Strange bedfellows: how new domesticity brings together liberals and conservatives, atheists and evangelicals, Mormon moms and radical queers, the rural poor and the urban rich -- Take-home points for the homeward bound: lessons of new domesticity.
    Summary: 
    An investigation into the societal impact of intelligent, high-achieving women who are honing traditional homemaking skills and traces emerging trends in sophisticated crafting, cooking and farming that are reshaping the roles of women.
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