Capitalism and Women

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Ensayo Final

Economía y género: Contribuciones al bienestar y al desarrollo desde una perspectiva feminista.
Ensayo: Mercancía, mujeres y anaglifos.


El objetivo del presente texto es reformular el análisis efectuado en nuestro trabajo de disertación titulado ¿Libertad de elección?: Fuerza y Banalidad. Análisis del consumo en la sociedad contemporánea a partir de la crítica de la economía feminista a los estudios económicos tradicionales en el tema del trabajo no remunerado y la esfera doméstica. En primer lugar se presentará la postura inicial sobre el sistema capitalista y la mercancía, su forma elemental. Posteriormente, a partir los aportes de la economía feminista se pondrá en evidencia los sesgos androcéntricos presentes en la primera formulación. Tercero, se podrá en evidencia las limitaciones de la economía feminista en torno al tema de los “otros” económicos y la economía “formal”. Finalmente, a través de un recurso metafórico se propondrá una interpretación diferente del modo de producción vigente.


En su obra Dialektika konkrétního [Dialéctica de lo concreto], el filósofo checo Karel Kosík realizó una análisis minucioso sobre la estructura de Das Kapital [El Capital]. La mercancía, según Kosík, constituía el punto de partida del análisis realizado por Marx. En su obra Marx escribe: “La riqueza de las sociedades en que impera el régimen capitalista de producción se nos aparece como un ‘inmenso arsenal de mercancías’ y la mercancía como su forma elemental. Por eso nuestra investigación arranca del análisis de la mercancía” (Marx, 1956: 33). La mercancía se ve atravesada de toda la lógica del sistema, de sus relaciones y sus contradicciones. La comprensión de la lógica que articula el sistema imperante a partir de la mercancía como la concebía Marx supone un grave problema: El filósofo alemán sostenía que el…...

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