Handbook of Critical Agrarian Studies
This essay discusses the importance of embedding the concept of social reproduction within critical agrarian studies. I begin by reviewing the debate over the definition of social reproduction and then discuss what we know about the possible specificities of social reproduction in agrarian societies of the global South. I make the argument that societal transformations in the contemporary agrarian South can be usefully understood as the unfolding of the dynamics of social reproduction. If that is the case, a successful politics would have to take those dynamics into account.
Rao, Smriti, "Labor and Social Reproduction" (2021). Economics, Finance and International Business Department Faculty Works. 10.
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