Sausage-making machine, Elma brand, model 22

Sausage-making machine, Elma brand, model 22

Sausage-making machine, Elma brand, model 22 Sexual division of labour Production activities performed by women in traditional society have been essential to maintaining and reproducing the family unit. Linked to the domestic sphere, food preservation and processing,...
Shoe sewing machine

Shoe sewing machine

Shoe sewing machine Sexual division of labour In Torrent, a shoe-making industry developed in the mid-20th century which employed women at home. The pieces of leather that made up the shoes were cut out at the factory by male operators and distributed amongst the...
Cot

Cot

Cot Maternity / Paternity Over the course of the 19th century, the bourgeois concept of nuclear family took shape, reinforcing the emotional bonds between progenitors and their offspring and focusing paternity/maternity on education and socialization of the children....
Granera (broom)

Granera (broom)

Granera (broom) Sexual division of labour The broom clearly represents the sexual division of labour which characterizes our traditional culture, based on the dualities man/woman, production/reproduction, public space/domestic space. In our imagery, it is linked to...