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housewifization

Definitions

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  • n. The process by which the division of labor has relegated women into housewives.

Etymologies

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housewife +‎ -ization

Examples

  • Gender issues are at the cusp of this question of how we value human beings, because the the "housewifization" of labor, in which labor is rendered invisible by the overvaluation of the formal economy (the economy of tax statements and GDP) over the informal economy (which is actually 3/4 of the world economy, the larger portion of it).

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • "housewifization of women," the reduction to a second-class status where women became totally dependent on the income of men (27).

    Who Were the Witches? - Patriarchal Terror and the Creation of Capitalism

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