The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State

@article{Engels2021TheOO,
  title={The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State},
  author={Friedrich Engels},
  journal={Politics and Kinship},
  year={2021}
}
"The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State (1884)" was a provocative and profoundly influential critique of the Victorian nuclear family. Engels argued that the traditional monogamous household was in fact a recent construct, closely bound up with capitalist societies. Under this patriarchal system, women were servants and, effectively, prostitutes. Only Communism would herald the dawn of communal living and a new sexual freedom and, in turn, the role of the state would become… 

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