Familiar Exploitation: A New Analysis of Marriage in Contemporary Western Societies (Feminist Perspectives)

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9780745608587: Familiar Exploitation: A New Analysis of Marriage in Contemporary Western Societies (Feminist Perspectives)

Aiming to create new terms for thinking about gender and generational relationships, this book recasts conventional understandings of the family as an institution for organizing labour and consumption. The authors' theoretical discussion is presented alongside a comparative study of the family in rural and urban areas.

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This important new book creates new terms for thinking about gender and generational relationships. In so doing it recasts conventional understandings of the family as an institution for organizing labour and consumption.

Delphy and Leonard present their wide-ranging theoretical discussion alongside a comparative study of the family in urban and rural areas. Theoretical innovation is consistently matched by empirical analysis of the family in diverse settings.

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Diana Leonard has been active in women's movement journals, libraries, conferences and campaigns for nearly twenty years.

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Christine Delphy; Diana Leonard
Published by Polity Pr (1992)
ISBN 10: 0745608582 ISBN 13: 9780745608587
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