TV family values : gender, domestic labor, and 1980s sitcoms

Leppert, Alice, author

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  • Creator Alice Leppert
  • Format Books
  • Publication New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, [2019] ©2019
  • Physical Details
    • vii, 179 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780813592688, 0813592682, 9780813592671, 0813592674
  • OCLC on1040083639


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Selling Ms. Consumer -- "I can't help feeling maternal-I'm a father!": domesticated dads and career women -- Solving the day-care crisis, one episode at a time: family sitcoms and privatized child care in the 1980s -- "You could call me the maid-but I wouldn't": lessons in masculine domestic labor -- Disrupting the fantasy: Reagan era realities and feminist pedagogies -- Conclusion
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