The Power of Women and the Subversion of the Community

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Falling Wall Press Ltd, 1975 - Social Science - 79 pages
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When this book was first published three years ago, it was already clear that the international movement of women had upset basic assumptions on which this society rested. In confronting what happens in the family and on the street, we have had to confront what happens in the factory, the office, the hospital, the school - in every institution of capitalist society. This book offered the women's movement a cohesive analysis, drawing on the descriptions by the movement of our diverse grievances. It offered a material foundation for 'sisterhood'. That material foundation was the social activity, the work, which the female personality was shaped to submit to. That work was housework.

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This classic pamphlet of Marxist-feminism convincingly and persuasively puts gender relations at the centre of its analysis of capitalism and modern experience. It is an important document in the ... Read full review

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Contents

Foreword
3
Women and the Subversion of the Community
21
A Womans Place
57
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Costa is a professor at the University of Padua (Italy).

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