Review of Women's Studies, Vol 10, No 1-2 (2000)

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The Household as a Workplace: The Articulation of Class and Gender in Filipino Middle Class Households

Mary Alice P. Gonzalez Rosero

Abstract


Every society depends on household work for its reproduction, yet household work is one of the most undervalued work. It is often placed at the bottom-most rung in the hierarchy of human occupations
This paper examines the development of household work in Philippine society, and tries to pinpoint the socio-economic political-cultural factors that may have brought about its present evolution.

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