Gender, Household and Early Modern Notions of Order

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2 points from Amussen
Reality is an often disorderly society, Order of God etc. connected to Gender
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Where did the Order of God first appear?
The First Book of Homilies (1547)
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What were Genesis 2 &3 used for?
Proof that women were below men; made out of them and responsible for the fall
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What made the marriage interdependent?
Male and female had a duty to each other - male had more
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What made the notion of marriage conflicting?
Mortality wise and before God, man and woman were equal
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How many people were in the ordinary household, and who said this?
Laslett - 4.8
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How many people had at least one servant, according to Laslett?
1/3
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How many youths were living as servants in another house, according to Kussmaul?
2/3
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Was divorce available?
Yes, but remarriage was not - more of a seperation
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What was a woman's greatest vocation?
Marriage
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What was the orderly household entirely dependent on?
The ability of the wife to work and save
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What were the female notions of credity?
Chastity, fidelity, not insulting other women
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4 points from Sheperd
Men victims of patriarchal ideology, ideals sometimes contested or ignored by women
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4 points from Sheperd
Male status could stem from economics, this was not the only way
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