Women & Politics

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Patriarchy of the Wage

Notes on Marx, Gender, and Feminism

At a time when socialism is entering a historic crisis and we are witnessing a worldwide expansion of capitalist relations, a feminist rethinking of Marx’s work is vitally important. In … 144 View

Stolen Motherhood

Surrogacy and Made-to-Order Children

Neither marginal nor secret, contracting surrogate mothers is growing rapidly and is regarded as socially progressive. Yet the “process” is vitiated from the get go, i.e., … 194 View
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Introduction

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The introduction looks at legality in Quebec and Canada and establishes some vocabulary definitions. 24 $2.40 Add
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Introduction

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Counterplanning from the Kitchen

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This chapter responds to recent attacks on Wages for Housework, exploring feminism, capitalism, and marxism. It touches on topics such as the glorification of the family and unpaid labour, … 17 $1.70 Add
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Surrogacy’s Emergence, Development, and International Expansion

From: Stolen Motherhood

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The author begins by examining the social, cultural, and economic factors that underpin surrogacy, claiming that it is essential to examine it in today’s context while identifying the … 32 $3.20 Add
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Capital and the Left

From: Patriarchy of the Wage

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This chapter focuses on the past and future of the feminist movement, divisions in this movement, and the connection between feminism and socialism. 7 $0.70 Add
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Women’s Issues

From: Stolen Motherhood

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This chapter looks at the evolution of the concept/experience of motherhood, and the author asserts that society is increasingly viewing pregnancy and childbirth from a utilitarian perspective, … 33 $3.30 Add
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Gender and Reproduction in Marx’s Capital

From: Patriarchy of the Wage

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This chapter explores gender, feminism, and Marxism. 19 $1.90 Add
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The Child at the Heart of Surrogacy

From: Stolen Motherhood

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This chapter focuses on the children at the "heart" of surrogacy, highlighting these children’s wellbeing, future, and all other considerations, which the author argues are … 23 $2.30 Add
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Marx, Feminism, and the Construction of the Commons

From: Patriarchy of the Wage

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This chapter asks: What tools, principles, and ideas can Marxism bring to feminist theory and politics in our time? Can we think today of a relation between Marxism and feminism other than the … 25 $2.50 Add
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Wanting a Child versus Human Dignity

From: Stolen Motherhood

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The author critiques the for-profit contract based model of surrogacy and looks at the implications of this model. She touches on concepts of medical ethics, individualism, social infertility, … 22 $2.20 Add
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Equality, Equity, and the Royal Commission on the Status of Women

From: 1968 in Canada

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In 1968, Canadian women addressed women’s equality in the spotlight of a royal commission’s public hearing process. Predominantly white, married women spoke truth to power in … 22 $2.20 Add
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Revolution Begins at Home: Rethinking Marx, Reproduction, and the Class Struggle

From: Patriarchy of the Wage

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This essay’s argument is divided in four parts. Part 1 examines the evidence and reasons for Marx’s undertheorization of “reproduction,” focusing on his reductive concept … 20 $2.00 Add
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The Pieces of the Puzzle

From: Stolen Motherhood

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This chapter examines three dimensions of surrogacy more closely: "the health of mother and child, the use of anthropological knowledge in the debate surrounding it, and the illusion that … 22 $2.20 Add
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Conclusion

From: Stolen Motherhood

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The conclusion touches on the nature of the demand for surrogacy and argues that surrogacy should be banned internationally. 13 $1.30 Add