SOSC 3130 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Stock Market, National Labor Relations Act, Industrial Unionism

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What housework is and the role of the housewife. Value producing work productive work contributes to economy; reproductive economy is performed outside of the market. Above all, women assigned the job of wife and mother and that is the most respectable occupation. By 1930s (great depression), find the job of housewife is firmly established and vast majority of women identify with housework and role of housewife comes out in this week"s readings. Period of intense economic crisis and instability. Stock market crash of 1929 was beginning of major economic depression that lasted until 1939 or wwii start. In 1929, many people started to worry about the actual worth of their stocks. Started to sell their stocks on the stock exchange. Led to the crisis: massive selling off of stalks (once some investors cashed them in, led to a panic and crash when everyone followed suit)

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