Theory and practice

Doug Henwood dhenwood at
Mon Aug 14 09:49:26 MDT 1995

At 8:07 PM 8/12/95, Paul Cockshott wrote:

>I found Christine Delphy's Close to Home, a very good
>materialist feminist analysis of why certain categories
>of labour are not included in the national accounts.
>She analyses it in terms of the combination of modes
>of production - domestic mode of production and
>capitalist mode.

Isn't it all about money? National accounts record things or services
exchanged for money; there may be exchanges of money involved in domestic
labor, but they're not visible to national income accountants.



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