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Home economics was once a vibrant women's movement in America, on a level with the women's suffrage or temperance movements. A tendency exists for modern women to disregard the study of home economics as useless, old-fashioned, or anti feminist. The purpose of this study is to examine commonly-held perceptions of the decline of home economics as a social and scholarly phenomenon exploring the potential to re-elevate home economics by demonstrating its continued relevance in modern America.

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Jan 1st, 12:00 AM

Who Killed Susie Homemaker: What Really Happened To Home Economics

Home economics was once a vibrant women's movement in America, on a level with the women's suffrage or temperance movements. A tendency exists for modern women to disregard the study of home economics as useless, old-fashioned, or anti feminist. The purpose of this study is to examine commonly-held perceptions of the decline of home economics as a social and scholarly phenomenon exploring the potential to re-elevate home economics by demonstrating its continued relevance in modern America.

 

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