Some Thoughts on Gender


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10th October, 1.30 am

I have always had a couple of issues in this subject area where I felt I lacked minimum completeness in my understanding.
Is the nature of the patriarchy of the bourgeois family the same as the patriarchy of the working class family; is patriarchy on par with class; does the working class woman have more in common with her bourgeois sister than a working class man; does Engels’ (and by extension Marx’s ) view that monogamy and the breakdown of the institution of marriage will be dealt with only with the abolition of the institution of private property hold as such OR has capitalism already made significant strides towards this end…and so on.


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