Feminist theory · Sexual Stratification Revisited

Class, Caste or ‘Oppression’: Sexual Stratification Revisited (Part 1)

Do women constitute a class? This question has been undertheorised in recent decades, partly because it has been severed from the Marxian accounts of class and class formation which lend its theoretical backbone, but also because of an underlying antagonism between radical feminists (the earliest proponents of a sex-class system) and the Left.