References for Theme: Exploitation
- Boris, Eileen
"When Work Is Slavery"
'At a time when organized feminism concentrated on the Equal Rights Amendment, welfare activists insisted on their right to the resources necessary to mother. They demanded, as a New Jersey activist put it, "help in the areas of emergency food, furniture, moving monies, or help with other normal problems confronting Welfare families, given their inadequate income and circumstances." She exclaimed: "We are not unfit mothers, but neither are we magicians; we do not get adequate monies or supportive services to begin with, in order to have a budget at all."' p. 37
- Boydston, Jeanne
- Bunting, Madeleine
- Dalla Costa, Mariarosa; James, Selma
The Power of Women and the Subversion of the Community
"Never as with the advent of capitalism has the destruction of woman as a person meant also the immediate diminution of her physical integrity. Feminine and masculine sexuality had already before capitalism undergone a series of regimes and forms of conditioning. But they had also undergone efficient methods of birth control, which have unaccountably disappeared. Capital established the family as the nuclear family and subordinated within it the woman to the man, as the person who, not directly participating in social produciton, does not present herself independently on the labor market. As it cuts off all her possibilities of creativity...
- Edmond, Wendy; Fleming, Suzie
- Ehrenreich, Barbara
- Jaeggi, Rahel
"Pathologies of Work"
"What we see, then, are very classical phenomena of the devaluation and down-skilling of work due to working conditions that make workers interchangeable with respect to their skills and personalities. Alternatively, we are confronted with the universally flexible worker, whose free time is turned into work time and whose creative potential can only be developed at the cost of investing her whole personality in it. Whereas in classical industrial work it was a certain inflexibility (in the Fordist division of labor) that led to the fragmentation of tasks and the suffering of employees, today’s employees suffer on account of the...
- Negri, Antonio
- Roediger, David R
- Smith, Murray E G
- Vrousalis, Nicholas
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