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Women"s work, markets, and economic development in nineteenth-century Ontario

by Marjorie Griffin Cohen

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ontario
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Employment -- Ontario -- History -- 19th century,
    • Sexual division of labor -- Ontario -- History -- 19th century,
    • Ontario -- Economic conditions

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMarjorie Griffin Cohen.
      SeriesThe State and economic life ;, 11
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6100.O6 C64 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 258 p., [17] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages258
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2123272M
      ISBN 100802026516, 0802066771
      LC Control Number88182593

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      The History of Ontario covers the period from the arrival of Paleo-Indians thousands of years ago to the present day. The lands that make up present-day Ontario, the most populous province of Canada as of the early 21st century have been inhabited for millennia by groups of Aboriginal people, with French and British exploration and colonization commencing in the 17th century. terested in womens work, particularly as women have become a larger proportion of the paid labour force. In addition, there have been at-tempts to apply economic theory to the economics of the household. But the results have not substantially changed the focus and analysis of the discipline, which is still overwhelmingly preoccupied with market.


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Women's work, markets, and economic development in nineteenth-century Ontario by Marjorie Griffin Cohen Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo. Women's work, markets, and economic development in nineteenth-century Ontario.

Toronto ; Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors /. In this study Marjorie Griffin Cohen argues that in research into Ontario&#x;s economic history the emphasis on market activity has obscured the most prevalent type of productive relations in the staple-exporting economy &#x; the patriarchal relations of production within the family focuses on the productive relations in the family and the significance of women&#x;s.

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