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Recitindu-l pe Marx: muncile casnice în România reală
Rereading Marx: Housework in the Real Romania

Author(s): Valentina Marinescu
Subject(s): Gender Studies
Published by: Societatea de Analize Feministe AnA
Keywords: gender and sociological problems; statistics and comments about women in Romania; understanding labour from a particula dimension;

Summary/Abstract: "Work" as a central concept in social sciences was and it is used to define the "gender differences" in the society. Therefore it is necessary to understand the "alternative meanings" of work which were build as counterparts at the official and patriarchal signification of it. The different meaninngs of work are analysed with a direct reference to Romania, using two sets of sociological data: the quantitative ones and the qualitative approach to the social realities. The article presents the debate concerning the labour concept from a social perspective "sensitive to gender".

  • Issue Year: 2001
  • Issue No: 10
  • Page Range: 4-10
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: Romanian