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    DescriptionWritten between 1975 and the present, the essays collected in this volume represent years of research and theorizing on questions of social reproduction and the consequences of globalization. Originally inspired by Federici's organizational work in the Wages for Housework movement, the topics discussed include the international restructuring of reproductive work and its effects on the sexual division of labor, the globalization of care work and sex work, the crisis of elder care, and the development of affective labor. Both a brief history of the international feminist movement and a contemporary critique of capitalism, these writings continue the investigation of the economic roots of violence against women.

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    Revolution At Point Zero
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Silvia Federici
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    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 196
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    ISBN 13: 9781604863338
    ISBN 10: 1604863331

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    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: JFSJ1
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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.4
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 750
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    DC22: 305.42
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    Libri: I-GS
    LC classification: HQ
    B&T Approval Code: A31604846
    BISAC V2.8: SOC010000
    Abridged Dewey: 305
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    B&T Approval Code: A46305032
    DC23: 305.42
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    Edition statement
    New ed.
    PM Press
    Imprint name
    PM Press
    Publication date
    05 October 2012
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    Author Information
    Silvia Federici is a feminist activist, a writer, and a teacher. She is the author of "Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body, and Primitive Accumulation," the editor of "Enduring Western Civilization: The Construction of the Concept of Western Civilization and Its "Others,"" and the coeditor of "A Thousand Flowers: Social Struggles Against Structural Adjustment in African Universities." She is a cofounder of the International Feminist Collective and the Committee for Academic Freedom in Africa and a former professor of international studies, women's studies, and political philosophy at Hofstra University. She lives in New York City.
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    "We, women, are all housewives, Wages for Housework said -- not to embrace that work but to denounce it, to argue against the role capitalism reserves for women even if some manage to escape it in its most literal form. It's also a great opening display of Federici's style, the sort of humorless humor of an enraged intellect, delivering blows through punch lines: More smiles? More money." --"n+1"