Redesigning the American Dream Gender, Housing, and Family Life

ISBN-10: 0393730948
ISBN-13: 9780393730944
Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)
Authors: Dolores Hayden
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Description: In this new edition, Dolores Hayden tallies the personal and social costs of an American architecture of gender. Still relevant today, this book is essential reading for architects, planners and public officials.

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Book details

List price: $22.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/17/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

In this new edition, Dolores Hayden tallies the personal and social costs of an American architecture of gender. Still relevant today, this book is essential reading for architects, planners and public officials.

Preface to the 2002 Edition
Acknowledgments
The Evolution of American Housing
Housing and American Life
From Ideal City to Dream House
The City on a Hill
Each Farmer on His Own Farm
The American Woman's Home
"The City of the Faithfulest Friends"
Evolution of the Public Landscape
The Homelike World
"Good Homes Make Contented Workers"
Selling Mrs. Consumer
"I'll Buy That Dream"
Awakening from the Dream
Outgrowing Our Prescriptive Architecture
Creating the Critique
Architects and Urban Planners
Environmentalists
Feminists
Renters and Owners
Sticker Shock
Rethinking Private Life
Nurturing: Home, Mom, and Apple Pie
Three Models of Home
The Haven Strategy
The Industrial Strategy
The Neighborhood Strategy
Modifying Beecher's Haven Strategy
Miniaturized Technology and Household Engineering
Commercial Services
Employer Benefits and State Services
Swedish Parent Insurance
Male Participation
Modifying Bebel's Industrial Strategy
The House for the New Way of Life
Soviet Motherhood
Housewives' Factories in Cuba and China
Modifying Peirce's Neighborhood Strategy
Service Houses, Collective Houses, and Cooperative Quadrangles
Apartment Hotels
Cash or Community?
Family Allowances and Wages for Housework
Trade-A-Maid
Niche
Complexity
Economics: Getting and Spending
Paid and Unpaid Work
GNP as Measurement
Economic Equity for Women
Transportation: Women's Journeys versus Men's
Housing Construction and Jobs
Sweat Equity for Tenants
Jobs on Site in Housing for Single Parents
The Women's Development Corporation
Counting with Women in Mind
Architecture: Roof, Fire, and Center
Three Models of Home Translated into Built Form
The Haven Strategy: The Single-Family House as Primitive Sacred Hut
Eclectic Styles
Electrification
Manufactured Housing
High-Priced, High-Tech, and High-Culture Huts
Telecommuting from the Haven
The Industrial Strategy: Mass Housing as Machine
Panopticons, Parallellograms, and Phalanxes
Social Housing
Support Structures
Social Engineering
Dynamite
The Neighborhood Strategy: The Cloister and the Village
The Academical Village
Quadrangles in the Garden Cities
Courtyards and Greens
Cohousing
Transitional Housing
New Densities for the Twenty-first Century
Campaigns for Affordable Housing
The Charter of the New Urbanism
European Charter for Women in the City
Construction or Reconstruction?
Rethinking Public Life
Reconstructing Domestic Space
The Builders' Approach--Greenfield Construction
Alternative Approaches of Infill and Reconstruction
Accessory Apartments in Single-Family Neighborhoods
The Constituency for Accessory Apartments
Reorganizing the Dream Houses
Relandscaping the Dream Neighborhoods
Homeownership in Limited-Equity Cooperatives
Public Housing: Making It More Like Home
Housing on Congregate Models for the Elderly, Singles, and Families
An Inn for the Elderly in New England
Congregate Housing Designed for Privacy and Community
Rehabilitation for Singles and Small Households
Implementing Change in the Built Environment: Taking the Long View
Domesticating Urban Space
The Freedom of the City for Women
Public Space for Parents
Greenlights and Safehouses
Rape Prevention, Public Transportation, and Women's Safety
Advertisements, Pronography, and Public Space
Beyond the Architecture of Gender
Reuniting Home and Work, Suburb and City
Urbanism: Making Economic, Social, and Architectural Ideas Work Together
The City of Women's Equality
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index

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