Le métier de femmes en HLM. Archives télévisuelles des années 1960

Laetitia Overney 1
1 IPRAUS - Institut Parisien de Recherche Architecture Urbanistique Société
UMR AUSser - Architecture Urbanisme Société : Savoir Enseignement Recherche
Abstract : Based on the 60's television archives, sources that are by and large ignored in research, this paper describes the women's work in the social housing, in the high-rise estates. What kind of activities and attitudes, what kind of knowledge and expertise are shown on TV ? This paper is centered on two women. One does household chores all day long whereas the other is involved in the community social work. The women's work is analysed by crossing the Reconstruction politics into the postwar period, the empowerment of women and the documentary films from the Sixties. It emerges between the professional sector and the militancy. It is shown from various angles: in these films, the women are : a housewife, a specialist of Home Economics, a shopekeeper, a community organizer, a visiting nurse. Often, they are all of these. The empowerment of women from the working-class comes up on the screen.
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Laetitia Overney. Le métier de femmes en HLM. Archives télévisuelles des années 1960. Images du travail, travail des images, Université de Poitiers, 2018, Femmes au travail : quelles archives visuelles ?. ⟨hal-02011767⟩



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