Publisher: PM Press
Released: August 24, 2021
In Patriarchy of the Wage, Silvia Federici, bestselling author and the most important Marxist feminist of our era, asks why Marx's crucial analysis of the exploitation of human labor was blind to women’s work and struggle on the terrain of social reproduction. Why was Marx unable to anticipate the profound transformations in the proletarian family that took place at the turn of the nineteenth century creating a new patriarchal regime?
Patriarchy of the Wage does more than just redefine classical Marxism. It is an urgent call for a new kind of radical politics.