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A művészet eltagadott gazdaságának feminista megközelítése
A Feminist Approach to the Disavowed Economy of Art

Author(s): Katja Praznik
Contributor(s): Éva Bárdits (Translator)
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, Cultural history, Micro-Economics, Social history, Gender history, Social Theory, Sociology of Culture, Sociology of the arts, business, education, Welfare services, WW II and following years (1940 - 1949), Socio-Economic Research, Wars in Jugoslavia
Published by: Fordulat
Keywords: feminism; cultural studies; cultural history; yugoslavia; social reproduction; marxism; culture and marxism; feminist historiography; political economy; feminist political economy;

Summary/Abstract: Autonomy has historically been a gendered notion, a defining feature of masculinity as opposed to the relational otherness and dependency that has characterized dominant representations of femininity. It therefore follows that the notion of artistic labour, which as we saw in chapter 1, is rooted in the idea of art’s autonomy, would also be a gendered concept. This convergence of labour and gender calls, I argue, for an approach that is informed both by labour theory of value and a feminist epistemology to unpack the implications of autonomy of art. In this chapter, I therefore employ a feminist epistemology about the gendered nature of (women’s) work as an element of my labour-focused analysis

  • Issue Year: 2022
  • Issue No: 30
  • Page Range: 65-85
  • Page Count: 21
  • Language: Hungarian