housewifization

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

housewife +‎ -ization

Noun[edit]

housewifization ‎(uncountable)

  1. The process by which the division of labor has relegated women to the role of housewife.
    • 1986, Maria Mies, Patriarchy and Accumulation on a World Scale, Zed Books Ltd., page 16,
      What the experts call flexibilization of labour, some of us have called the housewifization of labour.