The Unhappy Marriage of Marxism and Feminism: Towards a more Progressive Union

  title={The Unhappy Marriage of Marxism and Feminism: Towards a more Progressive Union},
  author={Heidi I. Hartmann},
  journal={Capital \& Class},
  pages={1 - 33}
This paper argues that the relation between marxism and feminism has, in all the forms it has so far taken, been an unequal one. While both marxist method and feminist analysis are necessary to an understanding of capitalist societies, and of the position of women within them, in fact feminism has consistently been subordinated. The paper presents a challenge to both marxist and radical feminist work on the “woman question”, and argues that what it is necessary to analyse is the combination of… Expand
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