3 edition of Working-class women and human reproduction found in the catalog.
Working-class women and human reproduction
by Sociologiska institutionen, Göteborgs universitet in Göteborg
Written in English
|Statement||by Edmund Dahlström and Rita Liljeström.|
|Series||Forskningsrapport ;, nr. 70, Forskningsrapport (Göteborgs universitet. Sociologiska institutionen) ;, nr. 70.|
|Contributions||Liljeström, Rita, 1928-, Göteborgs universitet. Sociologiska institutionen.|
|LC Classifications||HD6173 .D33 1982|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||167 p. :|
|Number of Pages||167|
|LC Control Number||83147613|
Women also dominated domestic service in the homes of the middle class and the wealthy by a very wide margin. 11 Indeed, the available data suggests that working-class women in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century were employed on as high or on an even higher level than working-class men—once rural industries such as agriculture. In a society where reproduction is the primary responsibility of isolated working-class families, “a portion of the direct producer’s labor,” writes Vogel, and thus subsequently what the capitalist must pay them, “may also be devoted to securing the reproduction of other members of the exploited class,” the so-called family wage.
1. Author(s): Dahlstrom,E; Liljestrom,R Title(s): Working-class women and human reproduction/ E. Dahlstrom, R. Liljestrom. Country of Publication: Sweden Publisher. The social reproduction of humankind by women who work was what founded human society millennia ago. As socialist Evelyn Reed explained: “What was decisive for the human species was the fact that maternity led to labor – and it was in the fusion of maternity /5(1).
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Working Women, Literary Ladies explores the simultaneous entry of working-class women in the United States into wage-earning factory labor and into opportunities for mental and literary development.
It is the first book to examine the fascinating exchange between the work and literary spheres for laboring women in the rapidly industrializing America of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In Marx, Women and Capitalist Social Reproduction, Martha E.
Gimenez offers a distinctive perspective on social reproduction which posits that the relations of production determine the relations of social reproduction, and links the effects of class exploitation and location to forms of oppression predominantly theorised in terms of identity.
Grounding her analysis on Marx's theory and Price: $ Hence, she argues, the need for ‘a working-class women’s feminism, in solidarity with all workers regardless of gender and other differences’, rather than ‘a social reproduction feminism, primarily concerned with the female portion of the working class’ ().
Arruzza’s contribution to Social Reproduction Theory, “From Social Reproduction Feminism to the Women’s Strike”, without any counter-examples provided by Bhattacharya or the other contributors, blurs the issue of where the power of the working class lies. As Arruzza explains, the women’s strike on International Women’s Day in This study was an attempt to fill a lacuna in feminist and cultural theory; the role of class in the subjective experiences of women because, in her opinion, of the disappearance of class as a concept and working-class women as a group from feminist and.
In Marx, Women and Capitalist Social Reproduction, Martha E. Gimenez offers a distinctive perspective on social reproduction which posits that the relations of production determine the relations of social reproduction, and links the effects of class exploitation and location to forms of oppression predominantly theorised in terms of identity.
Grounding her analysis on Marx’s theory and Author: Martha E. Giménez. In 'The Working Class: Poverty, education and alternative voices', Ian Gilbert unites educators from across the UK and further Working-class women and human reproduction book to call on all those working in schools to adopt a more enlightened and empathetic approach to supporting children in challenging circumstances.
One of the most intractable problems in modern education is how to close the widening gap in attainment /5(16).
Thirty years have passed since the heyday of the women’s liberation struggle, yet women remain second-class citizens. Feminism has shifted steadily rightward since the s.
This collection of essays examines these issues from a Marxist perspective, badly needed and Socialism locates the source of women’s oppression in class society, arguing that only a movement integrating 3/5(1).
Historical Materialism Book Series, Volume: E-Book ISBN: Author: Martha E. Gimenez. Ultimately, despite their intentions, the socialist feminists failed organically to link gender and class, production and reproduction, exploitation and oppression Vogel attempted to theorise women’s oppression while avoiding the pitfalls and limitations inherent in the domestic labour debate.
This is a fascinating look at the wage laborers at the very bottom of the economic food chain in the early s. Historians have written about the artisans in this time period, but for the most part have neglected the poorest of the poor - women who do the wash and work as seamstresses, men who constantly worked to dredge the Baltimore Harbor or were "street scrapers" (use your imagination /5().
Herland is a utopian novel fromwritten by feminist Charlotte Perkins book describes an isolated society composed entirely of women, who reproduce via parthenogenesis (asexual reproduction).
The result is an ideal social order: free of war, conflict, and domination. It was first published in monthly installments as a serial in in The Forerunner, a magazine edited and Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman.
Historically, working class women’s reproduction was seen very differently than reproduction in the middle and upper classes. In times of concern about birthrates, the “breeding” of working class women was seen as worrisome in light of the reality that middle and upper class, differentially white, women were.
Heather Brown’s new book Marx on Gender and the Family: A Critical Study is an important contribution to a renewed discussion about gender, class, and women’s oppression.
Debates about feminism and its relationship to Marxism are nothing new, but Brown seeks to overcome the old dichotomy by developing what she calls a unified theory of Marxist feminism. -Feelings of love are built into our biological system to support reproduction.
Cultural constructionism.-Human feelings that are rooted in evolution are heavily shaped by experiences and culture.-Even in the womb, human biology is shaped by sounds, emotions, and other environmental factors.
This bold reappraisal of science and society explores the different ways that women's reproduction is seen in American culture. "Spectacular. There is no better study of the power of metaphor in modern medicine." —Thomas W.
Laqueur, author of Making Sex "One of the greatest strengths of this fascinating book is Martin's careful analysis of how medical language about women's bodies reveals 5/5(1).
On the other side of the debate, Brenner () argues that women are not uniformly exploited by men across economic class lines: indeed, for working class women their unpaid work as housewives serves the working class as a whole, because the whole class benefits when its daily and future reproduction needs are met by women’s nurturing and Cited by: 3.
As in the industrial world, working class and especially black women report being ignored, devalued and disapproved of by white physician-managers. In the hospital as in the factory, ever more sophisticated machines (e.g.
EFM) take more and more control away from workers, until the workers themselves begin to disappear (witness the new. In the contentious debate about women and work, conventional wisdom holds that middle-class women can decide if they work, while working-class women need to work.
Yet, even after the recent economic crisis, middle-class women are more likely to work than working-class women. Sarah Damaske deflates the myth that financial needs dictate if women work, revealing that financial resources make it. Sata, Helen I. () ‘Female Employment and the Social Reproduction of the Puerto Rican working Class’, International Migration Review, vol.
18, no. 4 (Winter), pp. – CrossRef Google ScholarCited by:. The book's problem lies, in many ways, with Ehrenreich herself, who too often lets her valiant solidarity with working-class women congeal into bitter contempt for their middle-class sisters.Central to these claims is the authors’ observation that the work of social reproduction—the making and maintenance of human beings—is essential, overwhelmingly performed by women, and.The chapters in Work and Livelihood: History, Ethnography and Models in Times of Crisis give anthropological (analytical) and ethnographic depth to understanding the effects of flexibility on individuals and communities affected by the restructurings of heavy industry in the post-socialist countries in Europe and South “polysemic concept” (Narotzky cited in this volume, p.