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By Claire Turenne Sjolander

This paintings adopts the idea that the metatheoretical debates approximately positivists and post-positivists have reached an deadlock; it means that an method pushed by means of theoretical reflexivity bargains a foundation on which replacement understandings of diplomacy should be built.

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Marxism-feminism cannot explain why women rather than men undertake domestic activities, why men as opposed to women should have been freed to engage in wage labor, nor, finally, why women are ghettoized in certain low-paying gender-typed occupations. It cannot do so because the shared focus of analysis is on women's roles in social production and in the social reproduction of capital exclusively, rather than power relations between men and women emanating from the unequal sexual division of labor and social discourses sustaining women's subordination.

The organization of the family and the subordinate position of women within it are determined by capitalist social relations and are seen as a consequence of the structural separation of production from the household, allowing men to enter the sphere of wage labor or social production and relegating women to nonremunerated privatized domestic labor in the household (Molyneux, 1984). For classical Marxism, women's subordination results from dual determinations: from social class divisions based on private property and their exclusion from wage labor.

7 Yet despite the gains women have made in the last decade, Â < previous page < previous page page_137 page_138 next page > next page > Page 138 United Nations statistics put the current status of women into stark perspective. While they represent 50% of the world population and 1/3 of the official labour force, they account for nearly 2/3 of all working hours, receive 1/10th of world income and own less than 1% of world property. (Duley and Diduk, 1986:48) A cross-nation study by Newland of women's participation in national politics revealed that roughly 5 percent of all women accede to key positions of power (Newland, 1975).

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