Silent partners: The role of unpaid market labor in families

@article{Philipps2008SilentPT,
  title={Silent partners: The role of unpaid market labor in families},
  author={Lisa Philipps},
  journal={Feminist Economics},
  year={2008},
  volume={14},
  pages={37 - 57}
}
  • Lisa Philipps
  • Published 2008
  • Economics
  • Feminist Economics
  • Abstract The term “unpaid market labor” refers to the direct contributions of unpaid family members to market work that officially belongs to another member of the household. Thus one individual may be construed legally as an owner or entrepreneur, but relatives may help out informally with business operations. Likewise, in corporate or public-service settings, certain employees rely on the unpaid help of an executive spouse or political wife. This paper argues that unpaid market labor is… CONTINUE READING
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