Women, Nature, and Capital in the Industrial Revolution

  • John Bellamy Foster
  • Brett Clark
Keywords: Feminism, Marxism

Abstract

Examining the historical specificity of women's lives and labor in England during the Industrial Revolution allows us to better analyze the assumptions regarding gender, family, and work that informed the writings of Marx and Engels—and ultimately to understand how capital as a system threatens the social and ecological bases of human life.
Published
2018-01-01
Section
Review of the Month