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Feminising the Economy: Metaphors, Strategies, Politics

Gibson, Katherine; Graham, Julie; Cameron, Jenny

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Within contemporary feminism, common approaches to feminising the economy involve adding a sphere or sector or attributing a monetary value to women's unpaid labour. Each of these approaches is interested in creating an accurate representation of the real or 'whole' economy. But these representations are in the same lineage as mainstream economic conceptions; the economy remains a bounded entity that can be known by enumerating its parts. The 'adding on' and 'counting in' strategies employed by...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/88068
Source: Gender, Place and Culture
DOI: 10.1080/0966369032000079569

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