Wages for Housework

Wages for Housework Throughout The 1970s, The Wages For Housework Movement Developed An Analysis Of Women S Reproductive Labor, Housework Broadly Conceived, As A Primary Site For Mobilization Silvia Federici Was A Cofounder Of The Movement, Working Within The New York Wages For Housework Committee From 1972 To 1977 Here Federici Draws From Her Personal Archive To Present The Movement Through Its Original Documents Notes On Discussion Sessions, Pamphlets, Flyers, Essays, Songs And Speeches What Emerges Is A Portrait Of A Living Struggle, As Relevant In Our Age Of Austerity As Ever, Grappling With The Question Of What Is To Be Done To Put An End To The Massive Quantities Of Unwaged Labor Steadily Expanding The Wealth Of The Capitalist Class While Condemning Millions To Impoverishment And Endless Work Rosie The Riveter Had Been Sent Home Until She Rose Up In The Feminist And Welfare Struggles Of The Capitalist Crisis Of The 1970s Undefeated, Rosie Took Her New Conditions Of Exploitation The Home As The Basis Of The Fight Against Patriarchy, Capitalism, And The State Here Are The Primary Sources Of That Struggle Between Theory And Practice Lies The Leaflet And The Pamphlet Between Good Ideas On The Page And Actual Deeds In The Street Lies The Slogan, And Here They Are Capitalist Work Cannot Liberate Us, Only The Struggle Can Class Struggle And Feminism Are One And The Same The Family Is A Colony Our Uterus Is The Wheel That Keeps Capital Moving Heterosexuality Is A Fundamental Condition Of House Work Prostitution Is Socialized Housework Nothing Bougie Here Whatsoever Peter Linebaugh Silvia Federici Has Given Us A Precious Gift In Making These Materials Available For Future Generations Included In The Work Of Reproduction Is The Transmission Of Theoretical Knowledge And Practical Political Experience In Publishing These Texts, Silvia Federici Has Worked With The Greatest Generosity Mariarosa Dalla Costa We need collections like this one combining theoretical documents with records of organizing practices, flyers, pamphlets, internal strategic planning and Also, so many of the arguments that we re still figuring out how to make today, Federici and her comrades were making in t

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  • Paperback
  • 280 pages
  • Wages for Housework
  • Silvia Federici
  • English
  • 21 April 2017
  • 9781570272844