Class Struggle on the Homefront: Work, Conflict, and Exploitation in the Household

Hardcover | January 15, 2010

EditorGraham Cassano

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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.

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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.

GRAHAM CASSANO is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Oakland University. 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 Econ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:January 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230229263

ISBN - 13:9780230229266

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Acknowledgements * Introduction: Method(s), Narrative, and Scientific Truth--G.Cassano * PART I: THE OVERDETERMINATION OF HOUSEHOLD CLASS STRUGGLES * For every knight in shining armor, there's a castle waiting to be cleaned: A Marxist-Feminist analysis of the household--H.Fraad,S.ResnickR.Wolff  * Connecting Sex to Class--S.Resnick &--R.Wolff * The Class Analysis of Households Extended: Children, Fathers and Family Budgets--S.Resnick &--R.Wolff *
Starving and Hungry: Anorexia Nervosa and the Female Body Politic; H.Fraad * Toiling in the Field of Emotion--H.Fraad * PART II: ILLUSTRATIONS, REVISIONS AND EXTENSIONS * Contested Constructions of the Migrant Home: Gender, Class and Belonging in the Anatolian-German Community--E.Erdem * Economic Effects of Remittances on Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Household--M.Safri * A Class Analysis of Single-Occupied Households--S.Gabriel * The Class-Gender Nexus in the American Economy and in Attempts to Rebuild the Labor Movement--M.Hillard&--R.McIntyre * Hunkies, Gasbags and Reds: The Construction and Deconstruction of Labors Hegemonic Masculinities in Black Fury (1935) and Riff Raff (1936); G.Cassano * Afterword--A.R.Hochschild * Appendix: Original Introduction to Bringing It All Back Home: Class, Gender &--Power in the Modern Household--G.Spivak * Contributors * Bibliography * Notes