Contemporary Marxist Theory and Practice: A Feminist Critique

@article{Hartmann1980ContemporaryMT,
  title={Contemporary Marxist Theory and Practice: A Feminist Critique},
  author={Heidi I. Hartmann and Ann Roell Markusen},
  journal={Review of Radical Political Economics},
  year={1980},
  volume={12},
  pages={87 - 94}
}
Both Marxist theory and practice continue to ignore, for the most part, recent developments in feminist theory and practice. Feminist theory chal lenges a definition of production as narrowly confined to the production of com modities that is commonly used in much Marxist literature, examines the pro duction and reproduction of people under patriarchal relations, and focuses on the conflicts that arise between women and men because of their differing rela tions to these two types of production… Expand
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