The Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture (MoDA) contains objects from 1870 through to the 1960s that give insights into how social expectations and lifestyles have been gendered over time. This resource explores how gender has been constructed through popular images, using fashion magazines, catalogues, books and ephemera.
Perspectives on gender from Middlesex academics and beyond.
Explore MoDA objects and learn how gender roles have shaped behaviour.
Learn how women were addressed as consumers in magazines from MoDA's collection.
Explore the construct of the 'modern woman' using texts from MoDA's collection.
Discover how the growth of suburbia impacted on the lives of women in early-twentieth-century Britain.
Find additional resources, links and reading lists.