Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13

How is the Housewife Spending Her Time?

by May B. Van Arsdale & Day Monroe - 1916

The demand for "an eight-hour day" has been heard on all sides for many years in the business world, and recent legislation has provided for it in certain industrial fields. In most lines of commercial work, it has been met for some time. The question has often been asked, "Could the housewife demand an eight-hour day; could her work so be arranged that it can be accomplished within this time—or is it still true that ' woman's work is never done?'" The various processes in the industrial and commercial world have been systematized and standardized, the time elements worked out with mathematical precision; and the affairs of the household are gradually falling in line, through modern appliances and labor-saving devices.

To view the full-text for this article you must be signed-in with the appropriate membership. Please review your options below:

Store a cookie on my computer that will allow me to skip this sign-in in the future.
Send me my password -- I can't remember it
Purchase this Article
Purchase How is the Housewife Spending Her Time?
Individual-Resource passes allow you to purchase access to resources one resource at a time. There are no recurring fees.
Become a Member
Online Access
With this membership you receive online access to all of TCRecord's content. The introductory rate of $25 is available for a limited time.
Print and Online Access
With this membership you receive the print journal and free online access to all of TCRecord's content.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 17 Number 5, 1916, p. 417-429
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 6309, Date Accessed: 11/24/2020 4:52:24 AM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review
Article Tools
Related Articles
There are no related articles to display

Related Discussion
Post a Comment | Read All

About the Author
  • May Van Arsdale

  • Day Monroe

Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue