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The Unhappy Marriage of Marxism and Feminism: Towards a More Progressive Union



The “Marriage” Of Marxism and Feminism has been like the marriage of husband and wife depicted in English common law: marxism and feminism are one, and that one is marxism.1 Recent attempts to integrate marxism and feminism are unsatisfactory to us as feminists because they subsume the feminist struggle into the “larger” struggle against capital. To continue our simile further, either we need a healthier marriage or we need a divorce.


Capitalist Society Radical Feminist Sexual Division Labor Market Segmentation Radical Feminism 
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