On the value of social reproduction: Informal labour, the majority world and the need for inclusive theories and politics

Dossier: Social reproduction theory

Radical feminist analyses have always placed considerable emphasis on the crucial role played by social reproduction for the development of capitalism. Early social reproduction analyses – primarily premised on housework but also more broadly concerned with wagelessness – developed a robust critique of Marxian views that identified processes of value-generation only with the productive sphere, […]