chapter  3
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Odd project out: Studying lifelong learning through unpaid household work

ByMARGRIT EICHLER

Our project1 was different from all the other WALL projects: they could all assume that their participants knew that they worked, and that they had a fairly clear idea of what their work involved.2 The researchers could therefore concentrate on studying the learning that occurred through this work. They could also draw upon a literature on the topic.