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Everyday Feminisms:
What is Reproductive Work?
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Reproductive Work
• all of the work done to care for,
nurture and sustain human beings
• cooking, cleaning, washing, feeding,
and the like
•...
Productive Work
• considered much more important
primarily because it is paid work
• generation of income is equated with
expertise
• earn...
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Everyday Feminisms: What is Reproductive Work? Cindy Cruz-Cabrera/javadiggincat.tumblr.com

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"Everyday Feminisms" tackles concepts and issues in various feminisms. and is featured on "Java-Diggin' Cat", the tumblr site of Cindy Cruz-Cabrera.

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Everyday Feminisms: What is Reproductive Work? Cindy Cruz-Cabrera/javadiggincat.tumblr.com

  1. 1. Everyday Feminisms: What is Reproductive Work? View the original article on javadiggincat.tumblr.com http://javadiggincat.tumblr.com/post/55438252988/everyday-feminisms-what-is-reproductive-work Cindy Cruz-Cabrera Professor | Consultant | Gender Specialist about.me/cindycruzcabrera
  2. 2. Reproductive Work
  3. 3. • all of the work done to care for, nurture and sustain human beings • cooking, cleaning, washing, feeding, and the like • all tasks usually identified with a mother or an individual who is personally responsible for the general well-being of others.
  4. 4. Productive Work
  5. 5. • considered much more important primarily because it is paid work • generation of income is equated with expertise • earner has a more privileged position • reproductive worker, whose work is crucial but does not generate income, may be dependent financially on the productive worker.
  6. 6. Read the full article on javadiggincat.tumblr.com http://javadiggincat.tumblr.com/post/55438252988/everyday-feminisms-what-is-reproductive-work about.me/cindycruzcabrera

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