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State, household, and economy in the reproduction of labor power

Robert Russell

State, household, and economy in the reproduction of labor power

by Robert Russell

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor.,
  • Public welfare.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Russell.
    SeriesPh. D. theses (State University of New York at Binghamton) -- no. 696
    The Physical Object
    Pagination442 leaves ;
    Number of Pages442
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22188438M

    The value of labour power is thus a historical norm, which is the outcome of a combination of factors: productivity; the supply and demand for labour; the assertion of human needs; the costs of acquiring skills; state laws stipulating minimum or maximum wages, the balance of power . Surplus labour is a concept used by Karl Marx in his critique of political economy. It means labour performed in excess of the labour necessary to produce the means of livelihood of the worker. The "surplus" in this context means the additional labour a worker has to do in his/her job, beyond earning his own keep. According to Marxian economics, surplus labour is usually uncompensated labour.

    Labor conditions by employment type; The Establishments Status; Strikes Statistics; Aged Employment Status; Local Area Labour Force Survey; Survey on the Status of Fixed-Term Workers in Establishments; Survey on Immigrant’s Living Conditions and Labour Force; Income, Consumption and Wealth. Farm Household Economy Survey; Household Income and. Overview. During the middle of the nineteenth century, the nature of the American business market began to change in dramatic ways. Earlier in the century, the steady rise of industry and the formulation of a market economy - fueled by wage labor instead of the traditional system of apprenticeship - as well as the formulation of national banking standards created a sound, firm base for modern.

    What is labor in economics? Labor is not considered a part of economics. Labor is one of the three resources of production, like land or capital. Labor is affected by economics, but is outside economic theory. Labor is the only real resource of production. In this context, social reproduction came to identify particularly the reproduction of labor power—it’s a narrower understanding of social reproduction than Althusser’s. By this what is meant is the everyday physical and emotional reproduction—not just care labor in the sense of cooking and cleaning and taking care of the sick and so on.


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