Women, Class, Family and the State
Dorothy Smith examines the changing relation between the family and the economy in the context of the capitalist mode of production. Varda Burstyn traces the history of the sexual division of labour in pre-capitalist societies and shows how in industrial societies the state becomes the expression and enforcer of masculine domination.
- World Rights
- Page Count: 90 pages
- Dimensions: 6.0in x 0.3in x 9.0in
Author InformationVarda Burstyn is a political writer, cultural critic, and public policy consultant.
Dorothy E. Smith is a professor emerita at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, and an adjunct professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Victoria.
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