Angela davis women race and class pdf
Women, Race, and Class
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Already, more men have begun to assist their partners around the house, some of them even devoting equal time to household chores. In the final analysis, neither women nor men should waste precious hours of their lives on work that is neither stimulating nor productive. One of the most closely guarded secrets of advanced capitalist societies involves the possibility — the real possibility — of radically transforming the nature of housework. In other words, housework need no longer be considered necessarily and unalterably private in character. Teams of trained and well-paid workers, moving from dwelling to dwelling, engineering technologically advanced cleaning machinery, could swiftly and efficiently accomplish what the present-day housewife does so arduously and primitively. Why the shroud of silence surrounding this potential of radically redefining the nature of domestic labour?