Gender Divisions and Social Change
This book asks whether gender divisions of labour which subordinate women need be either universal or inevitable, and whether explanations for these divisions are the product of ethnocentric and male-dominated research and methodology.
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GENDER DIVISIONS AND CAPITALISM
EXPLAINING GENDER DIVISIONS
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