Familiar Exploitation: A New Analysis of Marriage in Contemporary Western Societies (Family Life Series) (Paperback)

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This important new book creates new terms for thinking about genderand generational relationships. In so doing it recasts conventionalunderstandings of the family as an institution for organizinglabour and consumption.

Delphy and Leonard present their wide-ranging theoreticaldiscussion alongside a comparative study of the family in urban andrural areas. Theoretical innovation is consistently matched byempirical analysis of the family in diverse settings.

About the Author


Diana Leonard has been active in women's movement journals, libraries, conferences and campaigns for nearly twenty years.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780745609850
ISBN-10: 0745609856
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication Date: August 1st, 1992
Pages: 312
Language: English
Series: Family Life Series
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