Tag: social reproduction

Taking control of the future of the city

What are cities? How do they work? Ruth Lorimer asks basic questions that outline a fresh Marxist approach to grasping what neoliberal capitalism is doing to our urban spaces. Strands running through urban space Cities are inspiring and exciting...

rs21 Political Weekend: Social reproduction

Estelle Cooch's meeting on social reproduction kicked off a debate about the precarious and contradictory positions that neoliberalism tries to straddle when it comes to women. An introduction to the theory was followed by...

Social reproduction – what it is and why it matters

Reproduction involves more than just the creation of human beings – it involves the reproduction of the “capital relation” itself – the worker and the capitalist.

The trouble with social reproduction theory

Nancy Lindisfarne and Jonathan Neale look at the shortcomings of Social Reproduction Theory and ask if there is an alternative that doesn't rely so much on the biological differences between the sexes.

What is social reproduction theory?

In the first of a series of articles looking at and debating social reproduction theory, here we republish Tithi Bhattacharrya's introductory piece on some of the basics.

rs21 IWD meeting: No More Blurred Lines

Watch the video from rs21's event 'No More Blurred Lines: sexism and exploitation in the neoliberal era' organised for International Women's Day 2014.