Social reproduction and depletion
Rai, Shirin (2011) Social reproduction and depletion. In: Feminisms of discontent : global contestations. Debates on Gender and the Law, Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat, India, 18-20 Feb 2011 (Unpublished)Full text not available from this repository.
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The focus of feminist debates on social reproduction has been both conceptual (what delimits domestic/work? In what ways is it gendered? What does this gendered understanding tell us about the way in which capitalism/society reproduces itself? What are the political and discursive struggles around and against these delimitations of the domestic/work…) as well as methodological (how/can domestic work be measured? What has been less focused on is the obverse side – what happens when the domestic/work is not taken into account? Not simply in terms of policy outcomes or discursive political norms about who ‘works’ and who doesn’t but in terms of the bodies, spaces, communities and relationships that form the network of our everyday lives. It is this aspect that I address through examining two intersecting conceptual axes – depletion and/in everyday political economy.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (Keynote)|
|Subjects:||J Political Science > JC Political theory|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Politics and International Studies|
|Official Date:||February 2011|
|Status:||Not Peer Reviewed|
|Conference Paper Type:||Keynote|
|Title of Event:||Feminisms of discontent : global contestations. Debates on Gender and the Law|
|Type of Event:||Conference|
|Location of Event:||Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat, India|
|Date(s) of Event:||18-20 Feb 2011|
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