Górnośląskie Studia Socjologiczne, T. 2 (2011), s. 29-46
This text is a result of workpackage no. 5 “Old and New Formations of Gender and Class”
and “State of the Art” of European research SPHERE: “Space, Place and the Historical and contemporary
articulations of regional, national and European identities through work and community in
areas undergoing economic REstructuring and regeneration”.
It takes up issues connected with the area of economic restructurisation and its influence on
labour market, class identity and most of all gender habitus. Therefore, the paper concentrates on
rebuilding femininity/masculinity and the division of labour in the family by gender.