Marxist-Feminist Reading List

642c288cc56c66995df173e3f3428d38

Some of us have been reading and discussing the following texts, which grapple with questions raised by Marxist-feminism. The texts provide the basic conceptual tools for beginning to theorize the gender/sex system in its relation to the capitalist mode of production and overall system of social reproduction. We believe that any movement for a classless society needs to engage with the gendered division of labor (waged and unwaged) on both practical and theoretical levels.

“We Seek Full Equality for Women” by Claudia Jones

https://www.viewpointmag.com/2015/02/21/we-seek-full-equality-for-women/

 

“Women, Race, and Class” by Angela Davis

https://www.marxists.org/subject/women/authors/davis-angela/housework.htm

 

“Racial Ethnic Women’s Labor” by Evelyn Nakano Glenn

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/048661348501700306

 

“Sex, Race, and Class” by Selma James

https://tubmanbrownorganization.wordpress.com/2017/09/22/sex-race-and-class-by-selma-james/

 

“The Dialectic of Sex” by Shumalith Firestone

https://www.marxists.org/subject/women/authors/firestone-shulamith/dialectic-sex.htm

 

“Self-Reproduction and Oaxaca Commune” by Barucha Calamity Peller

https://libya360.wordpress.com/2016/05/15/self-reproduction-and-the-oaxaca-commune/

 

“Women in Uprising: the Oaxaca Commune, the State, and Reproductive Labor,” by Barucha Calamity Peller

http://www.liesjournal.net/volume1-09-womeninuprising.html

 

“Social Reproduction Beyond Intersectionality” by McNally and Ferguson

https://www.viewpointmag.com/2015/10/31/social-reproduction-beyond-intersectionality-an-interview-with-sue-ferguson-and-david-mcnally/

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s