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Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women

Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women

Author: Silvia Federici
$27.95(AUD)  inc GST
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November 2018

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We are witnessing a new surge of interpersonal and institutional violence against women, including new witch hunts. This surge of violence has occurred alongside an expansion of capitalist social relation. In this new work that revisits some of the main themes of Caliban and the Witch, examines the root causes of these developments and outlines the consequences for the women affected and their communities. She argues that, no less than the witch hunts in sixteenth and seventeenth century Europe and the New World, this new war on women is a structural element of the new forms of capitalist accumulation. These processes are founded on the destruction of people's most basic means of reproduction. Like at the dawn of capitalism, what we discover behind today's violence against women are processes of enclosure, land dispossession, and the remoulding of women's reproductive activities and subjectivity. As well as an investigation into the causes of this new violence, the book is also a femi

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General Fields

  • : 9781629635682
  • : PM Press
  • : PM Press
  • : October 2018
  • : .3 Inches X 8 Inches X 5 Inches
  • : November 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 120
  • : 305.42
  • : English
  • : Paperback
  • : Silvia Federici