The Common/s as a principle of social organization is at the center of radical political debates as an alternative to the logic of capital and the market. In her essay Silvia Federici presents a feminist perspective on the politics of the commons, with special attention to the reproductive commons women are constructing in response to the displacements caused by the new expansion of capitalist relations.
Women, Reproduction, and the Commons
Silvia Federici is a feminist activist, teacher, and writer. She is professor emerita at Hofstra University. She is also the author of Le Capitalisme Patriarcal (2019), Revolution at Point Zero: Housework, Reproduction, and Feminist Struggle (2012), Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body, and Primitive Accumulation (2004), editor of Enduring Western Civilization (1995), and coeditor of A Thousand Flowers: Social Struggles against Structural Adjustment in African Universities (2000).
Silvia Federici; Women, Reproduction, and the Commons. South Atlantic Quarterly 1 October 2019; 118 (4): 711–724. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/00382876-7825564
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