Women, Nature, and Capital in the Industrial Revolution

Authors

  • John Bellamy Foster
  • Brett Clark

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-069-08-2018-01_1

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

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