The Work of Love
Unpaid Housework, Poverty & Sexual Violence at the Dawn of the 21st Century
Giovanna Franca Dalla Costa
Foreward by Mariarosa Dalla Costa
This text poses, at the center of its analysis, the relationship which exists between physical (and specifically sexual) violence against women, and the role of women in performing housework, to which they remain primarily assigned in the capitalist division of labor (and which seeks to define all of their existence).