Gender and the Communist Manifesto
Publisher: Against the Current
Year Published: 1998
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX11462
Families, along with other socially constructed relationships such as race and gender, are central mechanisms for organizing cooperation and coercion. They are also sites of contradiction in the Marxist sense--places where inherent oppositions occur that are necessary to perpetuate a particular process or social system, and yet also undermine that process or social system.