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Revolution at Point Zero: Housework, Reproduction, and Feminist Struggle

by Federici, Silvia (2012)


Written between 1975 and the present, the essays collected in this volume represent years of research and theorizing on questions of social reproduction and the consequences of globalization. Originally inspired by Federici's organizational work in the Wages for Housework movement, the topics discussed include the international restructuring of reproductive work and its effects on the sexual division of labor, the globalization of care work and sex work, the crisis of elder care, and the development of affective labor. Both a brief history of the international feminist movement and a contemporary critique of capitalism, these writings continue the investigation of the economic roots of violence against women.


Feminism, Feminist Theory, Housework, Domestic Labour, Gendered Labour, Female Work, American Context, Globalisation, Social Reproduction, Feminist Revolution, International Women'S Movement, International Division Of Labour, Division Of Labour


Social Reproduction, History of Women and Work, Domestic Labour, Women and Work, Women's Work in History, Silvia Federici

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