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Class Struggle on the Home Front

Work, Conflict, and Exploitation in the Household

Editors: Cassano, G. (Ed.)

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Home/Front examines the gendered exploitation of labor in the household from a postmodern Marxian perspective. The authors of this volume use the anti-foundationalist Marxian economic theories first formulated by Stephen Resnick and Richard Wolff to explore power, domination, and exploitation in the modern household.

About the authors

GRAHAM CASSANO is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Oakland University, USA. He studies social inequality, symbolic exploitation, and the representation of political economy in the mass media. His essays have appeared in a number of interdisciplinary critical journals, including Critical Sociology, Rethinking Marxism, The Journal of Economic Issues, and Left History.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Introduction: Method(s), Narrative, and Scientific “Truth”

    Pages 1-15

    Cassano, Graham

  • For Every Knight in Shining Armor, There’s a Castle Waiting to be Cleaned: A Marxist-Feminist Analysis of the Household

    Pages 19-70

    Fraad, Harriet (et al.)

  • Connecting Sex to Class

    Pages 71-85

    Resnick, Stephen (et al.)

  • The Class Analysis of Households Extended: Children, Fathers, and Family Budgets

    Pages 86-115

    Resnick, Stephen (et al.)

  • Starving and Hungry: Anorexia Nervosa and the Female Body Politic

    Pages 116-136

    Fraad, Harriet

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Class Struggle on the Home Front
Book Subtitle
Work, Conflict, and Exploitation in the Household
Editors
  • G. Cassano
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-24699-7
DOI
10.1057/9780230246997
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-22926-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 314
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