Women’s work

Investigating leisure and gender through time

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  • Published 20230801
  • ISBN: 978-1-922212-86-3
  • Extent: 196pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

‘EIGHT HOURS’ LABOUR, eight hours’ recreation, eight hours’ rest.’

This is what the labour movement fought for. Yet where in this deceptively simple calculation is the unpaid work of care for the self and others, which is growing ever more complex in the digital age? If the gender relations of labour and leisure remain invisible, what are the social costs for women?

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Simone Fullagar

Simone Fullagar is a feminist writer and professor at Griffith University who lives on the unceded lands of the Yugambeh and Kombumerri peoples of...

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