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Margaret Gilpin Reid: A Manitoba home economist goes to Chicago1

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  • Evelyn Forget
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    This essay offers a documentation of Margaret Gilpin Reid's early academic career and develops an analysis of how her home economics training may have influenced her career as an economist. It explores the links between home economics and economics in the early twentieth century when departments of home economics served as points of first entry to the academic world for many women, as sources of training in consumer economics and the operation of markets and as places of employment when women academics were not assiduously courted by regular departments of economics.

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    Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Feminist Economics.

    Volume (Year): 2 (1996)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 1-16

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    Handle: RePEc:taf:femeco:v:2:y:1996:i:3:p:1-16

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    Keywords: Home economics; history; Margaret Gilpin Reid;

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    Cited by:
    1. Therese Jefferson & John King, 2001. ""Never Intended to be a Theory Of Everything": Domestic Labor in Neoclassical and Marxian Economics," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 7(3), pages 71-101.
    2. Shoshana Grossbard-Shechtman, 2001. "The New Home Economics at Colombia and Chicago," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 7(3), pages 103-130.

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