Anti/postwork feminist politics and a case for basic income

Journal Article (Journal Article)

This article presents a defence of the demand for a guaranteed basic income against recent Left critiques. Drawing on a series of lessons from the 1970s-era demand for Wages for Housework, I argue in favour of a demand for a liveable and universal basic income as a coalitional, antiproductivist, antifamilial reform that can help to alleviate some of the ways that the current wage-and-family system miscounts our economic contributions and fails as a system of income distribution.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Weeks, K

Published Date

  • June 1, 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 18 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 575 - 594

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1726-670X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.31269/triplec.v18i2.1174

Citation Source

  • Scopus