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Gender, Marxist Theories of

Robinson, Kathryn


Marxist theories of gender are fundamentally concerned with analyzing the relation between class exploitation and gender inequality. Women's oppression is regarded as the product of the economic, political, and social structures of capitalism. For Karl Marx, power in capitalist societies derives from the division of labor in production, giving rise to the fundamental class division between the owners of the means of production (the bourgeoisie) and the non owners (the proletariat) who sell...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Book Title: The International Encyclopedia of Anthropology
DOI: 10.1002/9781118924396.wbiea2307


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