Class Questions

Class Questions

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Class Questions: Feminist Answers examines feminist theories of class and intersectionality and proposes a theory of gendered and racialized class processes as deeply embedded in capitalist practices, both historically and today. Joan Acker argues that large work organizations are primary locations in which gendered and racialized class inequalities are created. As neo-liberal market practices reorganize work, gendered and racialized class inequalities are both reorganized and increasing nationally and globally. This book will appeal to readers interested in a feminist discussion of class as a racialized and gendered process intimately tied to the capitalist economic system.I think that lack of access to and control over money by people who do caring work has a great deal to do with the ... work is a requirement for receipt of Temporary Aid to Needy Families and assistance to pay for child care is frequently ... The Male/Masculine Conceptual World of Capitalist Organizing Discourses of capitalist organizing emerged on the template of the gendered divisions of societal labor.

Title:Class Questions
Author:Joan Acker
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2006


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