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Suburban cabbage patch (1st of 2)

Suburban cabbage patch

The gloss had worn off suburban life for many women by 1968 when Thursday magazine, which billed itself as 'the magazine for younger women', published this issue with the headline 'who says I'm a cabbage?'. It questioned whether women in the suburbs were becoming 'cabbages'.

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Charlotte Macdonald, 'Women and men - War and suburbia', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 July 2024)

Story by Charlotte Macdonald, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Aug 2017