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I husbondens bröd och arbete. Kön, makt och kontrakt i det svenska tjänstefolkssystemet 1730-1860


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Title: I husbondens bröd och arbete. Kön, makt och kontrakt i det svenska tjänstefolkssystemet 1730-1860
Other Titles: Servants and masters. Gender, contract, and power relations in the servant institution in Sweden, 1730-1860
Authors: Uppenberg, Carolina
E-mail: carolina.uppenberg@econhist.gu.se
Issue Date: 24-May-2018
University: Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Economy and Society ; Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle
Date of Defence: 2018-06-15
Disputation: Fredagen den 15 juni 2018, kl. 10.15, CG-salen, Handelshögskolan, Vasagatan 1, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Gothenburg Studies in Economic History
20
Keywords: servant
maid
farmhand
master
mistress
rural household
agrarian revolution
life-cycle servant
18th century
19th century
gender
patriarchy
contract
labour
Servant Acts
proletarianization
feminization
laga försvar
compulsory service
Abstract: The aim of this thesis is to analyze the power relations of labour and gender in the servant institution during the agrarian revolution in Sweden. The positions of servant, master and mistress are analyzed theoretically as a gendered, contracted position with both economic and moral dimensions attached to them. The analysis is applied together with a theory on bases of power, which are those areas where pretentions to power come in to force through material conditions; in this study being mascul... more
ISBN: 978-91-86217-21-1
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/55921
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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