Beyond Sexless Class and Classless Sex: Towards Feminist Marxism

Pat Armstrong, Hugh Armstrong


There can be little doubt that marxism has been and continues to be, as Heidi Hartmann puts it, sex-blind. True, many journals and anthologies today include at least one article by women on women and much political economy now attaches a paragraph or two acknowledging the existence of women. But this paper is not an attack on discrimination in political economy or an appeal to pay more attention to women's issues. Rather it argues that marxism must recognize that sex differences are integral to all levels of theory and analysis.

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Studies in Political Economy:
Online ISSN 1918-7033
Print ISSN 0707-8552