Alison Light: The Servant Problem, 5 March 2020
Show More Feminism and the Servant Problem: Class and Domestic Labour in the Women’s Suffrage Movement by Laura Schwartz.
Cambridge, 248 pp., £75, July 2019, 978 1 108 47133 6Show More
“... repeated illness, old age – she was shown the door. In Feminism and the Servant Problem, Laura Schwartz writes trenchantly, with one eye on the present: the failure of labour historians and others ‘to define domestic labour as real work has ensured that it was, and still is, undervalued and underpaid.’ ...”