Life's Work: An Introduction, Review and Critique

Katharyne Mitchell, Sallie Ann Marston, Cindi Katz

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-26
Number of pages26
JournalUnknown Journal
Publication statusPublished - Apr 13 2012


  • Conceptual separation of production and reproduction
  • Economic devolution, and neoliberalism
  • Ideologies, individual's role at home, work, a commonsense understanding
  • Individuals and social groups, participation in life's work
  • Life workers, material spaces, cognitive understandings of life's work
  • Life's work in social relations, continuities and discontinuities
  • Marxian understanding of value, through work for labor-power
  • Power of life's work, possibilities of transformation
  • Role of individuals at home, work, in spatial practices and symbols
  • The rational market, and logic behind it, nexus of economic, social

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  • Social Sciences(all)

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