Mode of (re-)production and women's oppression in capitalism

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I. Capitalist Relations of Production

II. Necessary and Surplus Labour Time: The working Day

Labour power as commodity

The value of labour power and workers wages

III. Social Reproduction

Maintenance and renewal of workers

Subsistence and care of non-working members of the family

Reproduction of the labour force through generation changes

IV. The Domestic Labour Debates

V. The Oppression of Women

keywords:

social reproduction

sexual division of labour

value of labour power: use value and exchange value

women's unpaid labour

wages in Marx

women's oppression

exploitation and oppression

Text of presentation

Reading materials:

Capital, Labour-Power, and Gender-Relations: Introduction to the Historical Materialism Edition of Marxism and the Oppression of Women Susan Ferguson and David McNally [1]

The Obsolescence of Housework by Angela Davis

Alexandra Kollontai, Communism and the Family