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Why feminist, Marxist, and anti-racist economists should be feminist-Marxist-anti-racist economists

  • Julie Matthaei
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    This paper argues for a feminist-Marxist-anti-racist economics. First, it puts forward a set of central defining features of Marxian economics. Then it argues that feminist and anti-racist economists need to work within the Marxist theoretical framework in order to realize their feminist and anti-racist goals. Next it argues that feminist economists should also be anti-racist. Finally, it argues that Marxist economists need to incorporate feminism and anti-racism into their theory and politics if they are to understand the dynamics of capitalism and adequately envision and advocate for a liberatory socialist alternative.

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    Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Feminist Economics.

    Volume (Year): 2 (1996)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 22-42

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    Handle: RePEc:taf:femeco:v:2:y:1996:i:1:p:22-42
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